Following a day of protests calling for the arrest of a neighborhood watch captain who fatally shot an unarmed black teen, the U.S. Justice Department announced late last night that it will investigate the case. George Zimmerman, 28, claimed he shot 17-year-old Trayvon Martin last month in self-defense during a confrontation in a gated community in Sanford, Florida.The announcement of a federal investigation came after the devastated mother of Trayvon claimed the attack was racially motivated.
Police investigating the February shooting death of an unarmed black teenager by a neighbourhood watchman admitted today investigators may have missed a racial slur by the gunman during his 911 call moments before the killing. In a ... Read Post
By Elizabeth Chuck, Jamie Novogrod, and Tom Winter, NBC News The defense team for George Zimmerman, the man charged with second-degree murder in the Florida shooting death of unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin, has released a trove of ... Read Post