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Old March 10, 2012, 04:29 PM   #26
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The guy was in the car. He was armed.
The kid was walking down a street , not armed.

I don't care what happened outside of that.

He murdered the kid- no excuses
I don't know where you got this info from BUT as I stated in an earlier post that is NOT what I was told by one of the responding officers to this shooting.

Wait I must be wrong because it is on the Internet
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Old March 10, 2012, 04:39 PM   #27
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Well, that clears it up.
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Old March 10, 2012, 04:45 PM   #28
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This has happened to me a couple times.

Growing up black in a mostly white city this brings back memories of racist creeps stalking me. As a younger kid in school you don't know what this guy is thinking, he should of never got out of the car. 1) Young boys get get kidnapped just like young girls do. 2) Not wearing a uniform and not identifying yourself makes you a stalker. 3) People pick up on emotions if you are getting out of the car to confront someone chances are the situation is not going to go good because they have already sniff out your aggressive nature.

Lucky for me when something crazy happened and some creep said something or tried to confront me there was a level headed adult around to put an end to it. When I was 12 - 17 I can't count the never of times racist creeps have approached me or yelled something at a little kid.

This dude needs to go to jail.
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Old March 10, 2012, 05:24 PM   #29
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you don't know what this guy is thinking, he should of never got out of the car.
With all due respect to Don P, Shakgul makes a very important point. The guy had no business getting out of his car; that action is what precipitated the subsequent events.

As a neighborhood watch captain, his job was to observe and report to LE, not to play policeman.
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Old March 10, 2012, 05:28 PM   #30
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The teen while being followed turned and faced man following him. The teen asked if he had a problem and when the neighborhood watch man stated no the teens reply was now you do have a problem and attacked him. During the scuffle is when the teen was shot. Zimmerman's face was bloodied up because of the altercation.
Even if that's 100% true, it doesn't make the shooting justified. Zimmerman provoked the conflict.
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Old March 10, 2012, 06:11 PM   #31
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This is more fun that watching 'The View". Its every bit as silly and even more opinionated.

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Old March 10, 2012, 06:16 PM   #32
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Its every bit as silly and even more opinionated.
I assume that's also an opinion.
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Old March 10, 2012, 06:22 PM   #33
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Nothing new. Just a whole lot of "was so" --
"was not".
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