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Shellie Zimmerman 911 Call: George Zimmerman's Estranged Wife Calls Police After Confrontation

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SHELLIE ZIMMERMAN 911 CALL
Shellie Zimmerman, left, waits for her husband George Zimmerman at the conclusion of the fifth day of jury selection during George Zimmerman's trial in Seminole circuit court in Sanford, Fla., Friday, June 14, 2013. Zimmerman has been charged with second-degree murder for the 2012 shooting death of Trayvon Martin.(AP Photo/Orlando Sentinel, Gary W. Green, Pool) | AP

Audio of the 911 call made by George Zimmerman's estranged wife, Shellie Zimmerman, has been released.

Shellie Zimmerman called authorities on Monday afternoon, after an alleged confrontation between George Zimmerman and her father. George Zimmerman was reportedly detained by Lake Mary police following the incident.

During the 5-minute phone call, Shellie Zimmerman tells the dispatcher that George Zimmerman punched her father in the nose, and she said he threatened her family with his hand on his gun. She also said he took her iPad out of her hand and smashed it and cut it with a pocket knife.

Throughout the call, Shellie Zimmerman sounds shaken, telling the dispatcher that she is scared and unsure what her estranged husband is capable of. At one point, she breaks down in tears while the dispatcher attempts to calm her down.

During the call, the police arrived at the scene, and Shellie Zimmerman asked for medical assistance, saying her father was visibly shaken and felt like he was "going to have a heart attack."

Listen to the call below:

Last Thursday, Shellie Zimmerman filed for divorce from George Zimmerman. The news came less than two months after his acquittal for the February 2012 shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in a nationally televised trial.

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