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Jordan Zimmermann has decided not to take the stand in his own defense against charges he murdered teenager turned on -- Sermon claim self defense and today his lawyers tried to illustrate his version of what happened dramatically.
Correspondent Phil Keating has the latest from second floor.
What injuries following mrs.
Zimmerman -- -- protective system where.
There were doing.
The -- jury stating up in the courtroom for a better look as attorneys took turns straddling a -- stuff mannequin and slamming it into the courtroom floor that's out Georgian government claims it all went down last year with him on the bottom and trade on margin on top of ultimately forcing Zimmerman to fire his weapon is self defense.
But with defense expert and former cop Denis root on the stand.
Prosecutor John Guy cast doubt that Zimmerman could even reach his gun if Martin was straddling him.
Did this -- This -- again we're carrying a firearm on their -- Where were -- -- -- be right now and religion to me wouldn't he had sure left inner thigh.
Zipper of his defense team -- the witness to back up earlier testimony that Zimmerman 28 at the time he shot and killed seventeen year old Martin.
Was by far not in fighting shape -- -- to major rulings by the judge today for this -- the defense cannot answer as evidence they computer animation depicting the final fatal altercation.
And photos of pot and a handgun found in Martin's phone.
And texts about fighting are also not admissible future as the defense can't absolutely rule out someone other than Martin took and sent those.
The final witness called by the defense Robert Zimmerman -- the defendant's father.
Who identified that voice screaming on the -- one call managed to lose my son -- Please stay with that -- government's defense rested its case.
Prompting judge Nelson to offer Zimmerman his constitutional right to take the stand in what is your decisions are.
After consulting -- -- and -- it's fun.
The schedule from here -- 1 o'clock tomorrow afternoon prosecutors will spend three hours providing their closing arguments for the jury.
Then Friday morning another three hours will be taken by the defense on their closing arguments and by Friday afternoon -- jury will begin deliberating its verdict.
-- countdown is on Phil Keating -- after Florida Phil thank you.
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