Skip to comments.George Zimmerman flees Miami after being accosted on beach and $10,000 bounty put on his head
Posted on 02/18/2014 6:35:08 AM PST by Uncle Chip
George Zimmerman has fleed Miami after being chased by a crowd and told there is a $10,000 bounty on his head.
He abandoned his home with his family moments after a TV interview with CNN the next morning.
Zimmerman, 30, appeared on CNN on Monday to accuse President Barack Obama and Attorney General Eric Holder of making him a 'scapegoat'.
It has emerged his words came hours after infuriated protesters ambushed him, his girlfriend and her son on the beach.
Speaking on national television to Chris Cuomo, he revealed he still receives death threats seven months after he was acquitted of the murder of Trayvon Martin.
He said he suffered a 'miscarriage of justice' in his trial for the killing of the Florida teen, and maintains that he acted in self-defense within the law.
When Cuomo asked him what he was being made a scapegoat for, he responded: 'The government, the president, the attorney general....
Zimmerman said that he has had death threats since the trial, which he put down to his portrayal in the media and not his shooting of a teenaged boy.
Zimmerman told Calderón that he can no longer lead a normal life and must wear a bullet-proof vest when he is out in public.
Describing himself as 'totally homeless,' Zimmerman said his family helps him 'a lot.'
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I’m sure the people putting the bounty up will be investigated and charged shortly.
LOL! Nope. That’s the consequence for popping an innocent black yout’/choir boy. That and being a slave owner. Or something. It’s all about justice. Right? It’ll be investigated about as well as the black panther intimidation issue was.
the news media pulling the strings of all the puppets(most of the American people)
I understand he was given the silent treatment at the Country Club and lost his regular 7:30 Tee Time.
Does that count?
Those are acts of “micro-aggression” that YT uses to impose his racism on the victim class.
The man should move away from Florida...out to Idaho, Wyoming, Utah, Montana or Nevada and not tell anyone who he is...change his name. Start a new life.
Sad he has to do this...but IMHO, that is what he should do and leave all of that behind him.
Young black men: 3% of the population. 50% of the murder.
Obsession with the rare white-on-black “crime” is an attempt to mask the failure of black culture.
Both Zimmerman and anyone with him should be carrying a sidearm at all times. Two adults can access 16 rounds each, without reloading. Add in a spare pair of magazines and they can do a workmanlike job of protecting themselves and the child from a violent mob.
Does anyone know anything about that $10,000 bounty allegedly on Zimmerman?
It would be interesting to observe the disparity of response in the Dept. Of Injustice/Holder being told a bounty had placed on anyone who shoots Zimmerman.
Poor guy. He’s going to keep being hounded until he snaps.
the news media has lynched and executed an innocent man
maybe zimmerman can get facial plastic surgery to look like trayvon. then he’ll be left alone lol
seriously maybe plastic surgery can make him look different so he can live in peace
Got to admit GZ is no coward, he is constantly told lay low, get out of the country, he is foolish and so on.
He has his freedom, and he is going to exercise it...Bravo!
That being said, his life will most likely be short.
He should move to Peru. I hope this gf is not the one who told cops lies about him not long ago.
I think before he can do that he needs to go into hiding for a year and during that time change his appearance so that he is no longer easily recognizable — lose a lot of weight and grow his hair long and dye it and change his facial appearance. And then live like a hermit.
It is my understanding that when a Police officer discharges his firearm and kills another human being, even in self-defense or in the midst of preventing a crime, he is immediately put into some kind of counseling because of the Trauma involved.
However, when GZ did the same thing defending his own life, he was excoriated, accused of racism, nationally reviled, tried in the press, threatened, attacked, and has had to defend himself against charges of murder. Is it any wonder that since his acquittal he has gotten into trouble again and again? I think that if the same thing happened to me (and it could, because I carry), it would be very difficult to maintain my sanity.
I hope all my beloved FReepers will keep this in mind when discussing GZ’s “ACTING OUT”. Not accusing anyone here, but over the years I have seen some mean things on FR about GZ. Please let us all remember that any one of us could be in his shoes.
he is some kind of a damn fool for ever going to Miami in the first place
That or get elected as a democrat to public office. They can be forgiven for anything.
“The man should move away from Florida...out to Idaho, Wyoming, Utah, Montana or Nevada and not tell anyone who he is...change his name. Start a new life.
Sad he has to do this...but IMHO, that is what he should do and leave all of that behind him...”
Again, again, again. 100%
The man needs to lay low, stay out of the media, and, keep his mouth shut for about a decade. His fault? The public’s fault? Doesn’t matter either way, it is what it is and if he keeps up with what’s been going on he will get himself killed.
There is a very fine line between brave and foolhardy. And Zimmerman is straddling it.
George should have moved out of Fla the day he was acquitted. He is not making very good life choices.
Why, pray tell, is Zimmerman in Miami?! IMO he’s got to get out of Florida if he wants any semblance of a normal life.
Amen to that. Spot on.
Move to the other side of the country. Change his name. Change his appearance. (Weight, Hair color, Hair length, etc.) Leave the whole Travon Martin thing behind him and be thankful he survived and was acquitted as he should have been. Start a new life.
Living in Miaimi (or about anywhere in Florida) as George Zimmerman is asking to be noticed by all of the wrong people...and they are noticing him, and it will get him badly injured or killed oe day.
America at the Crossorads of History
He’s probably there because he has family he can stay with. He sure can’t get a job somewhere else and he tends to get pulled over in Texas.
Ya. Good idea but just imagine if he had shot someone even though he might have been justified.
I am guessing at this point that what complicates any exodus from Florida is
1] His girl friend now and what she wants which is critical because she now is the bread winner of the family.
2] And his divorce from Shelly, requiring him to be present to sign papers and appear in court and sit down with his lawyer on short notice — and that could drag on for years.
I don’t see him leaving Florida any time soon.
I wonder if this is the same girl friend that briefly pressed charges for assault a couple months ago.
Ohhh I’m pretty sure since he was seen leaving the courthouse with her after those charges were dropped and she has a daughter.
If anyone knows how to contact him I leave a standing offer to hire him. If he is willing and able to become a machinist and tool maker I will hire him on and train him. Idaho is a great place to live.
Or just change his name to Benghazi Benghazi*… maybe even make it a public announcement.
* For real fun he'd go with Clinton Obama Benghazi.
Yep, I caught it too. Genuine literacy is dying, My friend if the supposed professional wordsmiths can’t get a proper tense. I’ve seen far worse than that coming from “professional” news sources. I think half of them would be out of a job if somebody turned off “spellcheck” and “inline autocomplete” on their word processors.