Trayvon Martin Shooter Arrested, Faces 2nd-Degree Murder
April 11, 2012
George Zimmerman, the neighborhood watch volunteer who claims he shot Trayvon Martin in self-defense, faces a second-degree murder charge, a special prosecutor announced today.
Zimmerman is now in custody, State Atty. Angela B. Corey said in a televised news conference.
Zimmerman, 28, claims he fatally shot Martin, 17, after the teen attacked him outside of his gated community on Feb. 26. As a result, Sanford (Fla.) Police Chief Bill Lee stepped down. Early Tuesday, a Sanford PD cruiser was shot several times.
Fla. Cruiser Shot Near Trayvon Martin Crime Scene
Fla. Chief Steps Down In Teen's Shooting
Be the first to comment on this story
Other Recent News
Three of the four Baltimore Police officers still awaiting trial in the arrest and death...
Streamlight Inc. has renewed its sponsorship of Concerns of Police Survivors (C.O.P.S.)....
A chase ended with a Houston police helicopter crew member taking down a burglary suspect...
An 8-year-old boy was on life support Tuesday after a crash that involved a stolen car and...
A police dog died after an officer-involved shooting in Long Beach, CA, Tuesday morning,...