George Zimmerman on Trial–July 5 Recap
The trial for George Zimmerman, a neighborhood watch volunteer in Florida, continues on for the second week. Zimmerman is on trial over the shooting of Trayvon Martin, an unarmed black teenager who was walking back from a convenience store when shot by Zimmerman.
The shooting, which happened on a rainy night in February 2012, was in self-defense, says Zimmerman. He has been charged with second-degree murder.
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On June 27, Martin’s friend continued testifying. Prosecutors asserted her testimony was inconsistent.
On July 1, an FBI audio expert testifies.
We’ll post periodic updates today, and follow along with the live stream.