ORLANDO (CBSMiami/AP) – George Zimmerman was attacked in a Sanford restaurant after talking about why he shot Trayvon Martin in 2012.READ MORE: Miami-Dade Police Confirm Shooting Death Of Rapper Wavy Navy Pooh Near Zoo Miami
Zimmerman stopped by the Gators Riverside Grill on Sunday to place a take out order. He was reportedly explaining to several other people in the restaurant that he shot Martin in self defense when he was approached by a man, “Eddie,” who asked if he was bragging about it.
When Zimmerman replied ‘no’, Eddie punched him in the face. Zimmerman then called 911.
911 Operator: “What’s going on there?”
Zimmerman: “This man just punched me in the face.”READ MORE: Live Updates: Hostage Situation At Texas Synagogue
911 Operator: “Okay. Is he still there?”
Zimmerman: “Yep. He said he’s going to kill me.”
911 Operator: “Does he have any weapons?”
Zimmerman: “You need to send like 3 or 4 cops.”MORE NEWS: Second Annual Bike Ride Held At Charles Hadley Park To Honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Eddie and several people who had been with him left the restaurant before police arrived. No arrests have been made.