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  • Trayvon Martin's Shooter Defended By Fellow Neighborhood Watch Captain

    03/20/2012 9:36:58 PM PDT · by marktwain · 233 replies · 1+ views ^ | 20 March, 2012 | Jeff Burnside
    A Sanford neighbor of George Zimmerman and fellow neighborhood watch captain in their gated community came to his defense Tuesday, saying that he shot Miami teenager Trayvon Martin after numerous burglaries at The Retreat at Twin Lakes. Frank Taaffe pointed out the circumstances that he believes led his 28-year-old neighbor to react the way he did on the night of Feb. 26: eight burglaries within 15 months, most done by young black males, he said. "The stage was already set. It was a perfect storm,” Taaffe said. “I think any time you use a weapon, there are certain anger issues...