Surveillance Video of George Zimmerman the Night Trayvon Martin Died
Much has been made of the pictures of a younger Trayvon Martin released to the media by his family's lawyers, but until now, the only image seen in the media of shooter George Zimmerman has been a years-old mug shot. ABC News has now obtained police surveillance video of Zimmerman at a police station shortly after he fatally shot the 17-year-old Miami Gardens teen.
"He appears well built, hardly the portly young man depicted in a 2005 mug shot that until a two days ago was the single image the media had of Zimmerman," notes ABC News.
Zimmerman also claimed he was attacked by Martin and left with a bloody nose and abrasions on the back of his head. His injuries were not severe enough to warrant a trip to the hospital, and by the time he arrived at the police station, there appears to be no blood on his head.
Earlier today it was revealed that Sanford police originally wanted to charge Zimmerman with manslaughter, but a prosecutor from the Seminole County State Attorney's Office told police there wasn't enough evidence for a conviction.
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