In its opening statement in the Travyon Martin murder trial, the prosecution portrayed defendant George Zimmerman as a trigger-happy, police wannabe who saw the teenager as a suspicious person and ... more 
In its opening statement in the Travyon Martin murder trial, the prosecution portrayed defendant George Zimmerman as a trigger-happy, police wannabe who saw the teenager as a suspicious person and considered it his right to "rid the neighborhood of anyone that he believed didn't belong." The trial of George Zimmerman has begun. Zimmerman, a neighborhood watch captain, is accused of fatally shooting 17-year-old Martin on February 26, 2012, in Sanford, Florida. A prosecutor began opening statements in George Zimmerman's trial with obscene words the neighborhood watch volunteer whispered under his breath while following 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. less 
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