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The man who shot at George Zimmerman, Matthew Apperson, turned himself in on Friday (May 15). He bonded out and as expected, his lawyer claims he acted in self-defense. 

Reports WFTV:

Channel 9 was there as Matthew Apperson walked out of the Seminole County Jail. He had no comment.

A judge set a $35,000 bond for Apperson earlier in the day and ordered him to turn in any guns to the Seminole County Sheriff’s Office within 24 hours of his release, and to have no contact with Zimmerman.

“I don’t care whether you’ve been shopping at Publix for two hours and have a full cart of groceries or whatever. You see Mr. Zimmerman walking through that door, you’re the one that has to leave,” the judge said.

After the incident, police recovered a two guns–a .40-caliber and a .357 revolver—from Apperson’s vehicle. A gun was also recovered from Zimmerman’s vehicle.

Apperson’s lawyer claims that after a verbal dispute, Zimmerman brandished a gun towards him.

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