Skip to comments.Zimmerman Attorney To Anderson Cooper: Trayvon Martin Broke My Client’s Nose
Posted on 03/24/2012 6:47:49 AM PDT by tobyhill
Amid the rush of loud outrage and vocal protest from the parents of Trayvon Martin and their supporters the silence of one character in this tragic tale has been deafening: George Zimmerman, the free man who shot Martin and alleges self-defense. His attorney, Craig Sonner, finally spoke out to Anderson Cooper last night, and had few answers but one accusation his client has a broken nose and a laceration on his skull, and that was an injury done by Trayvon Martin.
Sonner noted to Cooper that his client seemed fine save for a considerable bit of stress natural to his situation, but admitted that y conversations have been by telephone. He did not know where Zimmerman was but assumed he was still in the area and hadnt fled the country. He had surprisingly little to offer Cooper about the facts of the case; asked what Zimmerman had told him about what transpired the night Martin died, he said he should have made a statement to police at the time, I believe he did, and said he did not discuss the details, and they would be privileged even if he had.
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Wow, you want to charge someone with a crime because they can't prove something didn't happen?
That's the exact opposite of our system of justice.
Why are you even on this forum?
This is a classic case of a SD being muddied up by the shooter starting the situation by being the follower. Was Z-man acting illegally, until the last act of the play? No, but he’s still in grave legal danger, that was predictable from a month away. This does not mean I want following folks to be illegal, etc. But folks should know that it carries a grave legal risk, if the followed pulls a J-turn into your face. Suddenly, your SD looks very dubious to the jury. I wouldn’t do it for that reason. Maybe you would. Fine with me.
I’m also not a fan of open carry, but if others want to attack that hill, fine by me. See the difference?
Well, the eye witness says that Zimmerman’s face and head were covered with blood.
“There is absolutely no proof this did not happen”
Stop making big leaps, and trying to fill in the blanks to come to the conclusions you want to come to.
A competent and unbiased assessment. I wish others could see this clearly.
Also grandma Alice, Martin attended Dr. Michael M. Krop Senior High School, and their mascot is the lightning. So that is definitely his pop warner team.
Thanks for the links and post # 66.
The common areas of a condo community are NOT the private property of George Zimmerman, to determine who shall or shall not proceed unhindered.
Zimmerman did not, I don’t believe, see Martin breaking into a window or patio door, etc.
Martin was proceeding on a common area of a condo community, fully in his rights to do so.
There is a walking path through the "backyards" that is for all residents to use. Just like most places have a walk in the front these also have one in the back. These are not fenced in yards.
The kid, my grandson, did not miss the part about Zimmerman being pinned to the ground. He wondered who started the altercation: was it the armed guy who was chasing the kid or was it the kid who was trying to get away from the wierdly acting guy who was following him? No one knows.
Everyone is touting that there’s a witness ... but the witness arrived after the altercation began, he did not see who started it.
Obviously, the kid got the upper hand quickly much to the dismay of Zimmerman who then began to call for help.
Question ... how did Zimmerman unholster his gun while pinned to the ground? Could it be that he had it unholstered and in his hand when he went into the darkened area behind the houses. Could it be that the kid saw the gun and jumped at Zimmerman instead of turning and running away with the possibility of being shot in the back?
There is no Zimmerman statement at that link. There is, however, one of the most biased news reports I have read in a long time.
If you happen to know of any official statement made by Zimmerman, please let us know. I have read all of the police reports, witness statements, etc. that have been released, and I have listened to all the 911 calls.
I have read nothing about how the actual close-contact confrontation began -- only just speculation from race warriors, media personalities, news outlets, and Freepers.
Thanks. I think we are all learning from this case. I know I am.
Yep...and the fight - shooting took place behind the buildings...not in front where the truck would have been.
It was Zimmerman who yelled for help per Martin’s own father’s police interview. When the 911 tape was played by investigaters, the father answered that it wasn’t his son’s voice yelling for help.
The mainstream media in this country are nothing but a bunch of propagandists .
About the five or ten day suspension: to my knowledge, it could be as I’ve read other places, that Trayvon was a chronic truant and class cutter.
I’m just saying, but this is a fairly common “scholastic profile” of a teenage burlar. Day or night variety.
[ I just hope Zimmerman was smart enough to have photos taken of his nose and head. ]
I hope he was smart enough to go to the doctor so that there is a medical report and x-rays.
Of coures Z could draw his pistol while on the ground.
His “motivation factor” would be at about 9,000%.
There is an entire holster industry for this and other reasons. Every pistol has about 50 holsters made for it, to go here, there or anywhere, inside or outside the belt, on an ankle, belly, shoulder holster, plastic or leather, etc etc.
One thing they all have in common is: they make it easy to grab your blaster one-handed in a big hurry, even under extreme stress. Even on the ground.
I’m not allowed to ask questions?
Who died and left you boss?
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