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Old 03-08-2012, 11:50 AM  
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Neighborhood watch captain shoots innocent black youth and doesn't even get arrested

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ORLANDO, Florida (Reuters) - The family of a 17-year-old African-American boy shot to death last month in his gated Florida community by a white Neighborhood Watch captain wants to see the captain arrested, the family's lawyer said on Wednesday.

Trayvon Martin was shot dead after he took a break from watching NBA All-Star game television coverage to walk 10 minutes to a convenience store to buy snacks including Skittles candy requested by his 13-year-old brother, Chad, the family's lawyer Ben Crump said.

"He was a good kid," Crump said in an interview, adding that the family would issue a call for the Watch captain's arrest at a news conference on Thursday. "On his way home, a Neighborhood Watch loose cannon shot and killed him."

[Related: Fla. teen avoids deportation]

Trayvon, who lived in Miami with his mother, had been visiting his father and stepmother in a gated townhome community called The Retreat at Twin Lakes in Sanford, 20 miles north of Orlando.

As Trayvon returned to the townhome, Sanford police received a 911 call reporting a suspicious person.

Although names are blacked out on the police report, Crump and media reports at the time of the shooting identified the caller as George Zimmerman who is listed in the community's newsletter as the Neighborhood Watch captain.

Without waiting for police to arrive, Crump said, Zimmerman confronted Trayvon, who was on the sidewalk near his home. By the time police got there, Trayvon was dead of a single gunshot to the chest.

"What do the police find in his pocket? Skittles," Crump said. "A can of Arizona ice tea in his jacket pocket and Skittles in his front pocket for his brother Chad."

Zimmerman could not be reached for comment on Wednesday evening at a phone number listed for him on the community's newsletter.

Crump said the family was concerned that police might decide to consider the shooting as self defense, and that police have ignored the family's request for a copy of the original 911 call, which they think will shed light on the incidents.

"If the 911 protocol across the country held to form here, they told him not to get involved. He disobeyed that order," said Ryan Julison, a spokesman for the family.

"He (Zimmerman) didn't have to get out of his car," said Crump, who has prepared a public records lawsuit to file on Thursday if the family doesn't get the 911 tape. "If he never gets out of his car, there is no reason for self-defense. Trayvon only has skittles. He has the gun."

Since Trayvon, a high school junior who wanted to be a pilot, was black and Zimmerman is white, Crump said race is "the 600 pound elephant in the room."

"Why is this kid suspicious in the first place? I think a stereotype must have been placed on the kid," Crump said.

(Editing By Cynthia Johnston and Peter Bohan)

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Old 03-29-2012, 02:06 PM   #2116
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Old 03-29-2012, 02:07 PM   #2117
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got hit with a nightstick (the old wooden ones) in the head 3 times.
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Old 03-29-2012, 02:09 PM   #2118
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Old 03-29-2012, 02:10 PM   #2119
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pretty long trigger pull on that isn't it?

very long... there is likely no accidental discharge with this gun
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Old 03-29-2012, 02:13 PM   #2120
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pretty long trigger pull on that isn't it?
Not when your head is getting slammed into concrete!
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Old 03-29-2012, 02:15 PM   #2121
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Not when your head is getting slammed into concrete!
Just a matter of putting your booger hook on the bang button and squeezing...
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Old 03-29-2012, 02:23 PM   #2122
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Old 03-29-2012, 02:26 PM   #2123
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I'm sure your penis is 10 inches long too.

If an adult really hits you with a bat in the head 3 times, paramedics or the coroner are going to be picking you up.
The paramedics did pick me up. It happened while I was at work so I didn't have much choice in the matter. I came out with a fracture in my jaw.
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Old 03-29-2012, 02:31 PM   #2124
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How much longer after the shooting was the video taken? I've been knocked around plenty in my life. Been hit in the Jaw and head repeatedly with a baseball bat and was walking and talking fine 10 minutes later, but I'm glad you know how to regurgitate what Marsha Clark and CNN tell you.
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The paramedics did pick me up. It happened while I was at work so I didn't have much choice in the matter. I came out with a fracture in my jaw.
inconsistency much?
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inconsistency much?
You can still talk with a fractured jaw.
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Old 03-29-2012, 03:22 PM   #2126
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bullshit. Either you were fighting a 3 year old or this didn't happen. I've been jumped and got hit with a nightstick (the old wooden ones) in the head 3 times. I was ****ed up for awhile. I thought I was fine but anyone else who saw me immediately after knew I wasn't.

It's apparent to anyone who reads your posts that a plethora of damage must have been incurred in that attack. Gray matter must have been spread for several feet.
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How much longer after the shooting was the video taken? I've been knocked around plenty in my life. Been hit in the Jaw and head repeatedly with a baseball bat and was walking and talking fine 10 minutes later, but I'm glad you know how to regurgitate what Marsha Clark and CNN tell you.
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Did the lynch mobs succeed in ignoring the justice system and getting this guy strung up yet? Or do we need obama to tacitly encourage and stoke the vitriol and calls for violence and anarchy?
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Did the lynch mobs succeed in ignoring the justice system and getting this guy strung up yet? Or do we need obama to tacitly encourage and stoke the vitriol and calls for violence and anarchy?
Yup! The left in this thread is more like a reverse KKK group.
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