Originally Posted by Garcia Bronco
Its been long enough, go re-read the story. The wiki page does a nice job and you'll understand why Zimmerman did what he did. The neighborhood was constantly getting robbed. Zimmerman wasn't wrong for what he did.
He did not follow basic protocol that a man with his experience had no excuse not to follow. He worked in security, was trained on being a neighborhood watch patrol, and was obsessed with police work.