Originally Posted by Garcia Bronco
He was designated with the security of his neighborhood. I would have chased the kid off too, but I never would have left the car. Woulda, coulda, shoulda...You could apply that logic to Martin as well...had he just answered the questions without the intent to hurt someone it could have been avoided as well. Martin did come find Zimmerman as well...so perhaps it was fate. Unfortunate no matter how you look at it.
He was told that he didn't need to pursue Martin, Mr. Dwight Schrute did anyways, and a person died because of it.
If he simply listened to reason none of this would have occurred.