Skip to comments.Prosecution Witness: Zimmerman Did Not Press Gun to Martin's Chest
Posted on 07/03/2013 12:09:56 PM PDT by servo1969
On Wednesday at the George Zimmerman trial, the prosecution called yet another witness who ended up testifying for the defense: Florida Department of Law Enforcement firearm analyst Amy Siewert. The prosecution had contended that George Zimmerman was on top of Trayvon Martin and pressed his gun into Martins chest before firing and killing him. Siewert testified, however, that there was no forensic evidence that Zimmerman had pressed the gun to Martins chest. In fact, the gunpowder residue and other material evidence showed that the gun was touched to Martins shirt, and that Martins shirt was not pressed to his chest, implying that Martin was on top of Zimmerman and that his shirt was hanging down when Zimmerman shot him.
The state also attempted to maximize the fact that Zimmermans gun was loaded, including a round in the chamber, before the fight. But Siewert admitted that guns are not of much use unless they are loaded and there is a round in the chamber.
(Excerpt) Read more at breitbart.com ...
Every leo has a round in the chamber ready to go, guess defense must be crapping bricks around them.
” The state also attempted to maximize the fact that Zimmermans gun was loaded, including a round in the chamber, before the fight. But Siewert admitted that guns are not of much use unless they are loaded and there is a round in the chamber.”
If the little angle Trayvon was on his back and Zimmerman was on top, where are the grass stains on the little darling’s sweatshirt?
Best trial quote of the day.:>)
Yep. Supports Z’s defense. The sweatshirt was hanging away from the
thug supporting the evidence the thug was on top grounding and pounding
This trial is getting to be a joke. No wonder the initial decision was not to press charges.
Grass in Flotiduh is incapable of making STAINS and NOISE at the same time.
I distinctly recall hearing Jesse Jackass say that Zimmerman hunted him down and shot him in the back while he was running away.
A reverend wouldn’t lie, right?
When I renewed my CHL in 2009, our instructor was a former cop. He stressed to the people who were going to carry semis that they would be useless if they had to first put a round in the chamber. For example, what if the perp had hold of your non-gun hand, etc?
Although I qualified with a semi, I prefer to carry a S&W Airweight revolver. No safety is needed, and gun is always ready to fire.
If you are going to carry an unloaded fire arm you might as well leave it at home. The chances of an attacker giving you a chance to cycle the slide are pretty slim.
That's Retarded, Sir!
It’s becoming more and more evident that the prosecutors are giving the MSM and all of the other “social justice” agitators the big one fingered salute.
You wanted us to prosecute this guy? Well, here TF it is. Now go pound sand.
It is that hollyweird bs thing where every time someone use a semi they rack the slide. Such BS.
**** But Siewert admitted that guns are not of much use unless they are loaded and there is a round in the chamber.***
Reminds me of True Grit. Maybe Trayvon had a “li’l ole kingbolt.
Besides, if you press the muzzle of a semi auto against another person you often force the slide out of battery and the firearm will not fire.
I carry everywhere. It’s sad that nobody here in FR land supports carrying unload and empty barrel.
Most of my time is spent on my property. If I see a potential situation I will load and lock in an instant. There is virtually no reason I won’t have advance notice.
Right about the heart.