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The man accused of shooting at George Zimmerman during a traffic confrontation in Florida is now being charged with attempted murder, the Associated Press reports. 

On Thursday a prosecutor upgraded the charges of Matthew Apperson—who was initially charged with aggravated assault and battery—to attempted second-degree murder. Zimmerman escaped the alleged scuffle in May with minor injuries when Apperson allegedly fired a gun into his vehicle during a traffic altercation. Prosecutors have argued that Apperson is fixated on Zimmerman.

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State Attorney Phil Archer for Brevard and Seminole counties cited the right of individuals to be able to travel without fear.

Read more at Talking Points Memo.