The Man Who Allegedly Shot George Zimmerman In The Face Has Been Arrested

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George Zimmerman Appears Before Judge On Recent Aggravated Assault Charges

This week, George Zimmerman was allegedly shot in the face after a traffic incident went awry. Now, the man who fired the bullet at Zimmerman has been arrested for the attack. Reuters reports that he was taken in by police on Friday.

From Reuters:

Matthew Apperson was charged with aggravated assault and battery with a deadly weapon, as well as firing a deadly missile into an occupied vehicle, the Lake Mary Police Department said in a statement.

The incident on a busy road in the Orlando suburb on Monday left Zimmerman with a minor injury from flying glass after being shot at through his car window by Apperson, authorities said.

The police have released a statement as to why Apperson was charged:

“After conducting numerous interviews throughout the week, detectives determined that Mr Apperson did intentionally fire his weapon into the vehicle occupied by George Zimmerman without provocation,” the police said…

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