Trayvon Martin Draft

Trayvon Martin was a 17-year old African American boy who was shot and killed by George Zimmerman, a 28-year old mixed race neighborhood watch captain in the gated community of Twin Lakes in Sanford, Florida on February 26, 2012. Zimmerman argues that he was engaging in self-defense under the Florida “Stand Your Ground” law when he shot Martin. His trial is scheduled for August 8th, 2012.

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