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Cleveland Cop Who Shot 49 Rounds Into The Car Of An Unarmed Black Couple Acquitted Of Manslaughter

What a loss on so many levels. On Saturday, a Cleveland cop who shot 49 rounds into the car of an unarmed black couple in 2012 was acquitted of manslaughter. [ Related: No Federal Charges Filed Against Trayvon Martin's Shooter George Zimmerman ] For those who don't remember the horrifying details, the cop in question, along with [...]

Allen Iverson On Race And The Justice System: 'It Gets Better And Then It Gets Worse'

F reddie Gray. Walter Scott. Tamir Rice. Eric Garner. Michael Brown. Trayvon Martin. All of these black men, and many others, have died at the hands of police officers, each of their deaths leading to anger, protests and unrest across the nation. Oftentimes, that anger has found its way into the sports world, too. Show More Summary

Man Who Shot George Zimmerman Was ‘Fixated’ On Him, With Signs Of Paranoia And Bipolar Disorder

While much of the country has already been fixated on George Zimmerman for his fatal shooting of unarmed teen Trayvon Martin, the man who tried to kill Zimmerman several days ago is apparently especially obsessed with the acquitted killer. Show More Summary

Shooter Had 'Fixation' on Zimmerman: Police Report

A Florida man charged with shooting at George Zimmerman last week had "a fixation" on the man acquitted in Trayvon Martin's death and had recently been admitted to a mental institution, according to a police report made public today. The Lake Mary Police Department report said that 36-year-old Matthew Apperson...

Man Arrested for Shooting at George Zimmerman

George Zimmerman found himself in the news yet again earlier this week, when he was involved in a shooting in Lake Mary, Florida. But this time, the man who killed Trayvon Martin was not the shooter. Instead, it was 36-year-old Matthew Apperson, who said that he fired a single bullet... More »

Man Accused of Shooting at George Zimmerman Is Arrested

A Florida man was arrested Friday on charges of attacking George Zimmerman, the man acquitted of second-degree murder and manslaughter in the 2012 shooting death of unarmed teen Trayvon Martin, Reuters reports.

Florida man allegedly feuding with George Zimmerman charged with assault and battery

2 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

A Florida man involved in a roadway shooting earlier this week involving George Zimmerman, the man acquitted of murder in the 2012 death of unarmed black 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, was arrested and charged on Friday, police said. Matthew Apperson was charged with aggravated assault and battery...

If Trayvon Martin had lived: Meet Monroe Bird. Shot, paralyzed by his own neighborhood security

Monroe Bird and family It's no accident that Trayvon Martin, Tamir Rice, Mike Brown, and Akai Gurley are dead. The men who shot and killed them showed them absolutely no compassion after they were fatally wounded. Officer Timothy Loehmann stood and watched 12-year-old Tamir Rice struggle to live and offered him no aid whatsoever. Show More Summary

Is Blue the New White?

2 weeks agoNews : Truthdig

When death occurs at police hands, the easiest story line is “white cops versus black kids,” but it’s much more complicated. “Manifest Justice,” a Los Angeles event that included Trayvon Martin’s mother, looks at the issue.

Sybrina Fulton Lends Voice To Art Exhibit: 'I Have To Be A Spokesperson For The Voiceless'

2 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

Sybrina Fulton, mother of the slain teenager Trayvon Martin, spoke on a panel discussion in Los Angeles at Manifest Justice, an art activist showcase focused on the theme of social inequality. "When I pick myself up off that floor and...Show More Summary

Cops: Gun recovered from Zimmerman in Fla. shooting

2 weeks agoNews / Crime : Crimesider

Lake Mary Police say a man who shot at George Zimmerman Monday was involved in a previous road rage incident with the man acquitted in Trayvon Martin killing

George Zimmerman Shooter Claims He Acted in Self-Defense

He claims Zimmerman threatened him. Since his acquittal in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, George Zimmerman has been involved in a string of violent incidents. A girlfriend accused him of assault (declining to press charges), his...Show More Summary

Did George Zimmerman Point Gun At Man Who Shot Him?

George Zimmerman narrowly escaped a gunshot wound to the face on Monday, but don’t worry. He’s totally okay. The man who killed Trayvon Martin walked away from the incident with nothing more than injuries inflicted by broken glass, which had shattered when an unidentified man shot at his vehicle. Show More Summary

George Zimmerman Shooter Could Use Stand Your Ground Defense

3 weeks agoNews : Mediaite

George Zimmerman, the Florida man who initially tried to use a so-called "Stand Your Ground" defense in the killing of unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin, was back in the news today after he was shot and mildly injured by a motorist with whom he had had an ongoing dispute.

Celebrities React To George Zimmerman's Shooting Incident

George Zimmerman — the man who was acquitted of murder charges surrounding Trayvon Martin's death – is making headlines again, due to being injured in a shooting on Monday. Although in this scenario, he's the victim, neither the public nor the celebrities are feeling bad for him. [ Related: George Zimmerman Arrested In Domestic Violence Incident ] In [...]

George Zimmerman Injured by Flying Glass in Shooting, Police Say

3 weeks agoNews : NYTimes: News

Mr. Zimmerman, who fatally shot Trayvon Martin in 2012, was hurt during a confrontation with a motorist who fired into a window of Mr. Zimmerman’s pickup, the Florida police said.

Trayvon Martin Shooter Lightly Injured in Road Rage Incident - Reports

George Zimmerman, the man acquitted in the shooting death of African-American teenager Trayvon Martin in February 2012 was lightly wounded from broken glass as a gunshot hit his car window on Monday, according to local media.

George Zimmerman Dead? Trayvon Martin’s Killer Hurt By Matthew Apperson

George Zimmerman’s death has been the subject of rumors ever since Trayvon Martin died. The Hispanic man became infamous across the world after the jury found him not guilty, and he has received many death threats over time. Now that...Show More Summary

George Zimmerman Shooting

3 weeks agoHumor / odd : Snopes

News: Trayvon Martin defendant George Zimmerman was reportedly shot at in Central Florida but escaped serious injury.

George Zimmerman Has Been Shot!

George Zimmerman, who won a controversial acquittal in the 2012 shooting death of Trayvon Martin, has been shot! Officers at […]

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