He was a junior at Dr. She lived in The Retreat at Twin Lakesa multi-ethnic gated community where Martin had visited several times before. The Martin case resulted in increased distrust between the police and Sanford's black community.
Zimmerman's Trayvon martin Report 0 Shares Email A medical report compiled by the family physician of Trayvon Martin shooter 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.
Zimmerman faces a second degree murder charge for the Feb. Zimmerman has claimed self defense in what he described as a life and death struggle that Martin initiated by accosting him, punching him in the face, then repeatedly bashing his head into the pavement.
Also today, Trayvon martin trove of documents are being examined by lawyers for both the defense and prosecution as part of discovery in Zimmerman's trial -- including 67 CDs worth of documents, video of Martin on the night of the shooting, his autopsy report and videos of Zimmerman's questioning by police.
Zimmerman's three-page medical report is included in those documents that the defense could use as evidence. The morning after the shooting, on Feb. The doctor notes Zimmerman sought an appointment to get legal clearance to return to work. The record shows that Zimmerman also suffered bruising in the upper lip and cheek and lower back pain.
The two lacerations on the back of his head, one of them nearly an inch long, the other about a quarter-inch long, were first revealed in photos obtained exclusively by ABC News last month. But the report also shows Zimmerman declined hospitalization the night of the shooting, and then declined the advice of his doctor to make a follow-up appointment with an ear nose and throat doctor.
In addition to his physical injuries, Zimmerman complained of stress and "occasional nausea when thinking about the violence. The doctor noted that it was "imperative" that Zimmerman "be seen with [sic] his psychologist for evaluation.
A neighbor told ABC News that the day after the shooting he saw Zimmerman as he spoke to officers outside his home. He too recalled seeing black eyes and significant swelling -- as well as a bandage over his nose. Moments after the shooting Zimmerman told eyewitnesses he shot Martin in self defense.
He later told officers his head was being pounded into the pavement and that he feared for his life, but that it was only when Martin seemed to reach for the gun wedges in his waistband that Zimmerman drew his weapon and fired directly into Martin's chest -- killing him. The medical notes may bolster Zimmerman's claim that he acted in self-defense because he was being attacked.
However, the prosecution contends that Zimmerman instigated the confrontation after profiling the teen, who was walking home after buying skittles and ice tea. They prosecution says Martin was breaking no laws and was not disturbing anyone as he walked back to his father's girlfriend's home.The Trayvon Martin Killing, Explained The latest on how a teenager armed with Skittles and iced tea got gunned down by an overeager neighborhood watch captain.
Apr 05, · Trayvon Martin's parents have settled a wrongful death claim with the homeowners association of the Retreat at Twin Lakes, the Florida housing complex where .
Jul 13, · On February 26, , year-old Travyon Martin was killed after returning from a local 7-Eleven in Sanford, Florida.
Carrying only a bag of Skittles and a can of iced tea, Martin was reported to. Mar 26, · "No Limit Nigga" attacked George Zimmerman and attempted to bash his brains out.
Florida. The Orlando Sentinel has the whole story on the death of Trayvon Martin.. This is nothing more than a case of a violent thug reacting like a typical nigger when asked about his presence in a crime plagued neighborhood.
Most damaging of all, he suggested the killing of Trayvon Martin was “legally justified”—however we should note that Bone did go on to add that George Zimmerman, who was acquitted in the killing of the unarmed teenager on the basis of Florida’s controversial Stand Your Ground law, was a “big ole shit bird.”.
Jun 05, · Read CNN's Fast Facts about the shooting death of year-old Trayvon Martin. Former neighborhood watch captain George Zimmerman was acquitted of the crime.