Summary Of The Trayvon Martin Case

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Hello ladies and gentlemen of the jury, the time has come to make a decision. Here is what we know. On the day of February 6, 2012, Trayvon Martin was walking to his father’s house after getting a drink and skittles from a local gas station. On his way home he was spotted by George Zimmerman, a neighborhood watch person, who noticed Trayvon and believed he looked suspicious. There was a confrontation between Trayvon Martin and George Zimmerman. At the end of this confrontation, Trayvon Martin was dead after being fatally shot by George Zimmerman. The question is, is this case a murder case or a self defense case? The defense would have you believe that George Zimmerman killed Trayvon Martin out of fear for his life. Mr. Zimmerman, himself says that he shot in self defense, but was it really an attack? It was George Zimmerman who disobeyed orders of 911 officials, even after he was told not to pursue Trayvon Martin. George Zimmerman also had wounds that supposedly force him to shoot out of self defense. Although, if someone was…show more content…
George Zimmerman was instructed not to leave his car by officials, yet he ignored their commands and left his car to go after Mr. Martin. It was George’s choice to pursue him even after being told to stay in his car, initially it was George’s own choice to kill Trayvon Martin. Not out of self-defense, but out of an unjust suspicion. After all, Trayvon Martin who was only walking through the neighborhood to get back to his father’s house only after getting some skittles and a drink. Then Trayvon Martin was pursued by George Zimmerman just for walking home, doing nothing, to then be shot? George Zimmerman claims self defense for provoking an innocent kid who was being followed by a creepy man on his way home. How does that look to you? It looks like George Zimmerman did not act out of self defense but out of hatred. George Zimmerman committed
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