Despite claims made earlier, neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman was aware of Florida’s self defense law when he shot and killed 17-year year old Trayvon Martin last year.
Science and forensics take center stage this week as prosecutors build their case against George Zimmerman, the former neighborhood watch leader charged in the fatal shooting of 17-year old Trayvon Martin.
The first week of George Zimmerman’s second-degree murder trial wrapped up with testimony from two neighbors and a police officer that seemed to bolster the defense’s argument that he was pinned on his back by Trayvon Martin before shooting the teen.
On the fifth day of testimony for the trial of George Zimmerman, the man charged in the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin, two neighbors as well as a police officer took the stand seemingly bolstering Zimmerman’s contention that he was on his back being straddled by Martin during the February confrontation.
The prosecution’s key witness, a friend of Trayvon Martin’s who was on phone with him before he was shot, took the stand for a second day in the trial of George Zimmerman, the man who fatally shot Martin in February of 2012.
One of the last people to speak to Trayvon Martin before he was shot to death by George Zimmerman in a gated Sanford town-home community has taken the stand.
Prosecutors in the trial of George Zimmerman, who is charged with second murder in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, are trying to convince the judge to allow his previous calls to 9-1-1 to be entered into evidence.
Opening statements have wrapped in the trial of George Zimmerman, a neighborhood watch volunteer charged with second-degree murder in the death of 17-year old Trayvon Martin.
Six jurors, all women, have been chosen for the trial of George Zimmerman, the man charged in the fatal shooting of unarmed teen Trayvon Martin.
After a week of trying to fill all 12 jury seats for the trial of George Zimmerman, the man charged in the shooting of an unarmed Miami teen, a defense attorney thinks the jury will be selected by the middle of next week.