Skip to comments.Trayvon Martin Killing: George Zimmerman's Attorney and Friend Speak Out
Posted on 03/25/2012 7:31:25 PM PDT by Outlaw Woman
The attorney counseling George Zimmerman, who shot unarmed black teenager Trayvon Martin as he was walking home from the store with a bag of Skittles, says if charges are filed, Zimmerman will argue that he acted in self-defense and that Florida's stand-your-ground law applies.
Attorney Craig Sonner said the public is only hearing part of the story, and when all the facts come out, it will be clear that Zimmerman acted in self defense. A grand jury is scheduled to begin hearing the case April 10.
"George Zimmerman suffered a broken nose, and had an injury to the back of his head, he was attacked by Trayvon Martin on that evening," Sonner said. "This was a case of self defense."
When asked why Zimmerman...
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SOME truth about Trayvon...
Zimmerman says he was returning to his truck when Martin ATTACKED *HIM*!
He says he began screaming for help, and when he was on the ground being beaten to death he finally drew his weapon and fired in self-defense!
This statement matches the story from multiple eyewitnesses, and even a SEPARATE 911 tape where Zimmerman can be heard screaming for help in the background!
But... Wasn’t that Trayvon screaming for help?!
NOT ACCORDING TO MARTIN’S OWN FATHER - who told cops (after listening to the tape) “That’s not my son.” !!
I read about Zimmermans’s injuries many days ago.
Please provide links or documentation to that account. I'd be very interested to read that version. Thx
Someone photoshopped Zimmerman to wash out/make whiter the mug shot.
Someone also photoshoped Martin to “lighten up” his picture.
Thx for that post. Do you happen to remember where you read that?
So do the race riots happen before or after the first Tuesday in November?
You can’t punch me in the nose just because I’m following you in public. You also can’t knock me down and beat me up for following you in public.
I would love to cross swords with you in court. Your reading comprehension and knowledge of the facts is so distorted you could likely be laughed out of court.
Zimmerman lost sight of Martin and was walking back to his truck when Martin knocked him to the ground, kneeled on him and was punching him when shot. There are eye witnesses as well as 911 tapes plus physical evidence supporting it.
If you are really a lawyer, you know very well self defense is an affirmative defense and requires clear and convincing evidence to support it. Nobody who has looked at the facts and evidence has arrested him or charged him in over a month following the incident.
He is innocent until proven guilty, did you forget?
Was he trespassing? I assume he was.
I agree with my brother who said it’s going to be a long, hot summer.
IIRC He was a guest (during his 10 day suspension from school) returning to his fathers girlfriends house which is in the gated community.
The news reports at the time and the actual police report. The link to the police report is somewhere on Freerepublic.
Unarmed??? Sorry, but Martin had 2 arms and 2 fists trying to beat Zimmerman to pulp.... How many people have died from blunt force to the head?
I read the same thing, but can't substantiate it, and those who know are keeping quiet.
However, the shooter has conveniently been morphed into a WHITE EVIL RACIST by the media and the publicity whores of hate and outrage and their names are legion, but they ply their trade under the banner of ABC, CBS, NBC, CNN, MSNBC, NY TIMES, WASHINGTON POST and other assorted channels of hate and disinformation.
Mr. Zimmerman may indeed be Innocent. Mr. Zimmerman may indeed be guilty of homicide. It is up to the courts to define what he is guilty of or innocent of. The News media have already convicted him in the court of public opinion.
Still, Trayvon had nonviolent behavioral issues in school, and on the day he was killed, he had been suspended for 10 days from Dr. Michael M. Krop Senior High School in North Miami-Dade.
Hope that helps.
“Zimmerman confronted/tried to detain Martin, and after he chased him down after Martin tried to run.”
Tried to detain?
Chased him down?
Since Mar 18, 2012”
What PLANET are you from?