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  • George Zimmerman: Will medical report help his case?

    05/16/2012 6:59:40 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 71 replies
    The Orlando Sentinel ^ | May 16, 2012 | Hal Boedeker
    What to make of the "ABC World News" report about George Zimmerman's injuries after shooting Trayvon Martin? The TV analysts stepped in Tuesday night after ABC's Matt Gutman reported that Zimmerman's medical report showed the shooter had a broken nose, two black eyes and gashes on his head. Zimmerman had refused to go to the hospital the night of the shooting, and his doctor treated him the next day, Gutman reported in his exclusive. ABC's Dan Abrams said, "There's no question these documented injuries help Zimmerman's case, but the fundamental legal question remains: Who was the aggressor?" Zimmerman is charged...
  • Trayvon Martin killed by single gunshot fired from 'intermediate range,' autopsy shows

    05/16/2012 4:49:58 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 71 replies
    Florida teenager Trayvon Martin died from a single gunshot wound to the chest fired from “intermediate range,” according to an autopsy report reviewed Wednesday by NBC News. The official report, prepared by the medical examiner in Volusia County, Fla., also found that the 17-year-old Martin had one other fresh injury – a small abrasion, no more than a quarter-inch in size – on his left ring finger below the knuckle. Separately, a medical report on Martin’s alleged killer, 28-year-old George Zimmerman, prepared by his personal physician the day after Martin’s shooting in Sanford, Fla., on Feb. 26, found that the...
  • Autopsy results show Trayvon Martin had injuries to his knuckles

    05/16/2012 7:23:50 AM PDT · by Arcy · 59 replies
    WFTV ^ | May 15, 2012 | WFTV - Florida
    WFTV has confirmed that autopsy results show 17-year-old Trayvon Martin had injuries to his knuckles when he died. O’Mara wouldn't comment on the autopsy evidence, but WFTV legal analyst Bill Sheaffer said it's better for the defense than it is for the prosecution. WFTV has learned that the medical examiner found two injuries on Martin’s body: The fatal gunshot wound and broken skin on his knuckles. When you compare Trayvon’s non-fatal injury with Zimmerman's bloody head wounds, the autopsy evidence is better for the defense, Sheaffer said. “It goes along with Zimmerman's story that he acted in self-defense, because he...
  • Zimmerman Medical Report Shows Broken Nose, Lacerations After Trayvon Martin Shooting

    05/16/2012 4:12:42 AM PDT · by notsofastmyfriend · 52 replies
    ABC News ^ | 5/16/12 | Matt Gutman
    A medical report compiled by the family physician of accused Trayvon Martin murderer George Zimmerman and obtained exclusively by ABC News found that Zimmerman was diagnosed with a "closed fracture" of his nose, a pair of black eyes, two lacerations to the back of his head and a minor back injury the day after he fatally shot Martin during an alleged altercation.
  • ABC News Reports Medical Records Support George Zimmerman’s Account

    05/16/2012 5:08:11 AM PDT · by marktwain · 59 replies
    mediaite.com ^ | 15 May, 2012 | Jon Bershad
    When the tragic story of the shooting death of Trayvon Martin consumed the nation over the past few months, a number of questions were raised about racism, vigilantism, and self defense laws. However, the most important question was always the first one; what exactly happened that fateful night? The shooter, George Zimmerman, has always claimed that he fired his gun in self defense, something many found hard to believe considering the young boy he killed was unarmed. However, tonight, ABC World News broke information about the injuries Zimmerman received that may shed more light on just how that night went...
  • Photo tells much about case against Zimmerman (Worth a look)

    04/29/2012 1:15:18 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 48 replies
    The Philadelphia Inquirer ^ | April 29, 2012 | George Parry, esquire
    To paraphrase President Obama, if I had a son who had been flat on the ground in a vicious fight, the back of his head would look like that of accused murderer George Zimmerman. Thanks to a photograph broadcast by ABC News showing Zimmerman’s bloody head wounds, those trying to use Trayvon Martin’s death to challenge “stand your ground” self-defense laws had better start exploiting some other tragedy. For the picture demonstrates that Zimmerman was unable to retreat, since he was pinned to the ground taking a beating when he shot Martin. And note that one of the depicted wounds...
  • Report: Zimmerman told cops Trayvon’s last words: ‘Okay, you got it’

    04/20/2012 11:43:25 AM PDT · by Meet the New Boss · 73 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 19 Apr 2012 | Vince Coglianese
    Martin punched Zimmerman, knocking him down. “Zimmerman told police that when he was on the ground, Martin straddled him, striking him, and then tried to smother him,” wrote Beast reporter Aram Roston. That was when Zimmerman said he shouted for help, explained the source. Some of Martin’s advocates have insisted it was actually the teenager who was heard shouting on a 911 call made from within earshot of the scene. Zimmerman claimed that it wasn’t until Martin noticed the 9mm pistol holstered to Zimmerman’s waist that the older man grabbed it and shot Martin. “Okay, you got it,” Martin reportedly...
  • Photo taken after Trayvon Martin shooting shows bloody George Zimmerman [LIVE THREAD]

    SEMINOLE COUNTY, Fla. — WFTV just learned Friday morning about a picture of gunman George Zimmerman, taken just three minutes after the shooting that left 17-year-old Trayvon Martin dead. The picture reportedly shows cuts on the back of Zimmerman's head, with blood trickling down. Zimmerman, who shot and killed 17-year-old Martin on February 26 in a gated Sanford community, claimed he killed Martin in self-defense. Zimmerman is charged with second-degree murder for the shooting death of Martin. The picture would seem to back up Zimmerman's claim that Martin slammed his head against the sidewalk. That picture could be part of...
  • Warning Graphic Photo: Possible New Evidence Shows George Zimmerman's Bloodied Head

    04/20/2012 6:36:49 AM PDT · by Hojczyk · 48 replies
    ABC News ^ | April 20,2012 | MATT GUTMAN
    Zimmerman was treated at the scene by paramedics, then cuffed and driven in a police cruiser to the Sanford police station. He was questioned for hours and later released. In police surveillance video obtained last month by ABC News, Zimmerman's wounds are not apparent, and there were no bandages on his head. Zimmerman was not admitted to a hospital or given stitches the night of the incident. The person who took the photograph of a bloodied Zimmerman, asking not to be identified, told ABC News exclusively that they did not see the scuffle that night, but did hear it. The...
  • Vanity: MSNBC concedes injury to back of Zimmerman's head apparent on police video

    This was just killing Tingles to have to report this. Three minute video at link.
  • EMS tapes show George Zimmerman did not sustain fatal injuries in encounter with Trayvon Martin

    03/31/2012 9:07:17 AM PDT · by kristinn · 146 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | Saturday, March 31, 2012 | Matthew Lysiak and Rich Schapiro
    SNIP On Friday, the Daily News obtained EMS documents suggesting Zimmerman, who an ex-colleague said was fired from a security job for being too aggressive, did not sustain serious injuries in the fatal encounter. Paperwork detailing the EMS response to the shooting scene shows that a call for a second ambulance was canceled. An audiotape containing the EMS communications, also obtained by The News on Friday, records unidentified workers discussing the scene. Zimmerman’s condition is mentioned briefly in the 30-minute recording. “Do we have a second patient?” a man asks. “That’s affirmative. We have a second patient,” a woman replies....
  • New High Def Police Video Of Zimmerman Appears Damning Of ABC Report

    03/31/2012 9:32:23 AM PDT · by STARWISE · 66 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 3-31-12 | Dan Riehl
    ABC News boldly proclaimed police surveillance video of George Zimmerman being taken into the Sanford police station the night Trayvon Martin was killed showed no blood or bruises from an alleged physical encounter Zimmerman claimed to have had with 17 year-old Trayvon Martin. Trayvon Martin Video Shows No Blood or Bruises on George Zimmerman A new High Definition clip from the same video appears to make clear that Zimmerman had a gash, or wound of some kind on the back of his head. That would be totally consistent with his version of events on the night in question and opposite...
  • Did ABC News Purposely Use Unnecessary Chyron to Cover Up Zimmerman's Head Bruise?

    03/30/2012 6:17:19 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 69 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | March 30, 2012 | P.J. Gladnick
    Get that totally unnecessary chyron out of there, ABC News! Why is your "ABC NEWS EXCLUSIVE" chyron covering up the back of George Zimmerman's head in the police surveillance video of him arriving at the police station soon after Trayvon Martin was killed in Sanford, Florida? There is a big controversy out there as to whether Zimmerman actually did suffer certain injuries including a bruise to the back of his head during the fight with Martin. You would think ABC news would allow an unobstructed view of the back of Zimmerman's head. Instead the head was covered for much of...
  • Crazy Sheila Jackson Lee says Zimmerman broke his own nose

    03/29/2012 8:57:25 PM PDT · by Nachum · 35 replies
    Examiner ^ | 3/29/12 | Thomas McAdam
    What’s not to love about Sheila Jackson Lee? The Houston Democrat has represented Texas’s 18th congressional district in the United States House of Representatives since 1995. And legendary oddball public statements have presented journalists and political commentators with a veritable gold mine of bizarre malapropisms. She is truly a gift that keeps on giving. But earlier this week, Rep. Jackson Lee succeeded in lowering the bar of civil political discourse even further than her meanest critics could have predicted. In a rabble-rousing speech to some of her supporters, she suggested that George Zimmerman, the block-watch captain down in Florida who...
  • Reported Damning Zimmerman Video Actually Shows More Support For Zimmerman’s Case…

    03/29/2012 8:07:52 AM PDT · by txgirl4Bush · 18 replies
    Conservative Tree House ^ | March 29,2012 | sundancecracker
    This footage is video of a video. Meaning that surveillance camera used in the police station does not move. Yet the video is moving and shadowing the police and Zimmerman. This is footage taken on an i-phone by someone recording the screen at a Closed Circuit TV (CCTV) panel monitor and feed. You can tell in a few segments of the video that show the exterior frame of the monitor being filmed. Again, CCTV surveillance video cameras like this do not move. They’re stationary fixed recording cameras. This is a video shot of a monitor showing the CCTV digital video...
  • Trayvon Martin's shooter, George Zimmerman, not bloody in video

    03/28/2012 9:04:14 PM PDT · by Kazan · 74 replies
    Orlando Sentinel via LA Tiimes ^ | March 28, 2012 | By Jeff Weiner and Rene Stutzman
    ORLANDO, Fla. — Officers marched a handcuffed George Zimmerman into Sanford, Fla., police headquarters the night he shot and killed Trayvon Martin, and video from security cameras picked up no obvious sign of injury to the neighborhood watch volunteer. The video debuted Wednesday evening on ABC's "World News With Diane Sawyer." Police say Zimmerman told them he shot Martin on Feb. 26 in self-defense after the 6-foot high school junior punched him, got on top of him and began banging his head into a sidewalk.
  • Martin family lawyer: Video "icing on the cake" ("...that police report is a fabrication.")

    03/29/2012 6:49:55 AM PDT · by maggief · 108 replies
    CBSNews ^ | March 29, 2012
    CBS News) Police surveillance video that appears to conflict with a Florida neighborhood watch volunteer's account of a confrontation with the teenager he eventually gunned down, Trayvon Martin, was called "the icing on the cake" by the Martin family's attorney on "CBS This Morning" Thursday. Attorney Ben Crump told Erica Hill and Charlie Rose that the video refutes George Zimmerman's claims of shooting Martin in self-defense. The video, obtained by ABC News, shows Zimmerman, without any obvious injuries, being led into police headquarters in Sanford, Fla., after the shooting. Zimmerman's father and lawyer have said Martin attacked Zimmerman in his...
  • Trayvon’s girfriend exonerates Zimmerman

    03/29/2012 8:03:29 AM PDT · by Starman417 · 67 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 03-29-12 | DrJohn
    And the lynching continues. First, the claims about the video tape. [VIDEO AT SITE] What? No bruising visible on the brown man one hour or so after the injury? Trayvon Martin Video Shows No Blood or Bruises on George ZimmermanOr does it? Here are my screen caps Zimmerman does indeed exhibit a head wound One of the officers examines the wound to see if it is still bleeding Here's the funniest image. The police put a Caucasian clown nose on Zimmerman. Or maybe it was a dressing. There is something on Zimmerman's nose The police report says that Zimmerman was...