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We're live outside the Sanford Florida courthouse where jury now has the case in -- -- -- -- faith.
And George sermon this case in -- lightning rod from the very beginning and the night of February 26 when he twelve.
When Zimmerman fatally shot train on Martin.
Breaking news tonight one man dead another in -- jail cell after shooting Sanford.
Police say they were called -- a home at 2800 block of retreat circle.
Neighbors here are still just shock -- maybe even.
Aren't paying for their neighborhood facing such a quiet neighborhood mayhem that they've seen in the continental was a member.
And every neighborhood watch -- It hasn't been unfaithful.
We understand it.
The local FBI office has been in contact with the local authorities and is monitoring the situation -- Protests and marches continue today across the country in Washington Chicago and -- Louis brown.
A day after the Central Florida police chief stepped down temporarily the city manager assign should cops to run to -- department for now.
While I stand by the Sanford police department and its personnel and in the investigation that was conducted in regards to the trade on Martin case.
There's apparently my involvement in this matter is overshadowing the process.
-- I think every parent in America.
Should be able to understand why.
It is absolutely imperative that we investigate.
Every aspect of us.
But my main messages to the parents for Obama didn't get -- by the Sunday look like -- Big dramatic day in Central Florida involving one of the most controversial police investigations in our nation.
The neighborhood watch captain George Zimmerman is now in custody.
And he faces a second degree murder charge today we filed an information charging that George Zimmerman with murder in the second degree was simply wanted -- grants.
We wanted nothing more enough in advance we just wanted and grants and we got it I think he's troubled by the Baghdad these they've decided to charge him he's -- -- about getting me.
And -- their presentation we're learning new information about the nitrate bomb Martin was killed in medical report revealing that -- -- Suffered several injuries in the alleged scuffle that he says drove him -- -- -- there are reports of a close fracture on.
There remains in those two black guys to aspirations -- the back of his head bruising -- the upper lip and cheek.
But he was not diagnosed with a concussion.
Is -- anything you regret.
Do you regret getting out of the -- -- follow -- -- That night.
No -- do you regret that you you had a gun that night moves from.
Do you feel you wouldn't be here for this interview can.
-- -- More than a year since -- bond market was killed George -- just walking into that courtroom.
As opening statements and a second degree murder trial about to begin situation.
They're not cheap trip on mine because -- He shot and true when Martin turned himself.
And used to get.
-- -- -- -- -- -- So when -- -- -- talking with mr.
-- He's recorded interview.
For the first time ever being.
Asked to tell the story about what you do.
You're in a hurry and among the things that you chose not to say was that.
Before the phone.
But after the body -- Martins say hello -- Person yeah.
The trick -- Martin was on top correct correct and he was the one who was raining blows down -- person -- the -- -- That's what it looked like do you think if there's anything wrong with him following him to see it renders him legally speaking -- Hope that your -- -- hormones.
Would not do anything differently to different.
What I hope for -- this would have never happened in its -- -- I can't you know I wanna go out there I don't know what's going on.
You know whose voice that was screaming you can back.
And whose voice was.
-- -- And didn't recognize that can be turned on Benjamin Martin -- keep -- -- don't -- there's absolutely no doubt in my mind.
After consulting with counsel he's not -- If this.
First this magic.
We're carrying a firearm on their way.
What -- the going to be right now in relation to.
Wouldn't -- -- -- left in her what the injuries on this is -- -- back -- -- been with them from doing this.
I don't why.
-- -- -- -- The person who decided.
This is going to continue.
There is going to become a violent event.
What's the guy who didn't go home winning attitudes -- what I was rich.
That the -- had.
Not guilty and completely innocent.
As our customers turn out to -- -- and it.
-- -- -- -- May not have the defendant's blood.
On his hands.
But you -- send.
Three it's like.
-- -- -- panel is back 10-Q why does this case and blame the passions of so many we have so many cases country -- -- white on black black on -- this is not a new show regrettably that this is a tragedy like everything like this happens to be Hispanic and black.
And yet this one has just -- this when is fueled stuff horrible.
Horrible image that it's gotten someone -- -- it.
I don't relativism has the chemistry of -- kids.
The legal aspect be law enforcement for criminal justice system.
If it wasn't for a -- and -- And Darryl Paulson this would've been just another case that -- I believe -- by the wayside in this would have been just another black did black kid.
And I played -- they are the ones who heads the public.
They're come out and he engaged in the look into this and I think it was necessary and justified I don't know whether this man is guilty.
Are innocent but I don't believe that badly wanted one very.
-- is portrayed water adjusted would have been just what's happened and I courthouse and tobacco was our problem.
Tim do you mean we even have people bid target in this country I mean I've had clients that Delaware where they've -- they've murdered people because they -- -- -- -- was a bad armed robbery that went bad -- for a kill me.
They're targeted because they happen to look like they'd be successful when there -- all these.
Horrible scenarios yet this one has inflamed many people and it's admits -- terrible tragedy but.
Why this one.
Well I I.
I think it says something that there's at the -- this something.
Troubling and factual about America and that is I'm not saying that Zimmerman is a racist I don't know the guys' hearts okay.
But having said that if you're young black man in America walking the streets you're perceived seen as suspicious by many Americans that's an unfortunate fact it's a horrible reality of young black man.
-- and so this plays into the worst fears of many especially after Mercury but white folks as well like me.
That if you walk down the street in your senator -- are you pursue a suspicious because your race if you war.
That's a horrible indictment our society and that's the heart of this I think the horrible part about -- -- -- my problem is this is the bonfire of the vanities it's not about what it's about.
The problem is that black men in our society are over profiled overcharge.
Over surged over sentence over prosecuted.
All of that's absolutely true there is horrible racial bias in our system.
But it doesn't do much good to lower the bar to convict one white guy that's not what he.
But NBA BIX black -- -- about the irony is all the PR UTI and tiny center city's Hispanic.
Mean this this is so reminiscent of people are sort of morph this into a white on -- they -- -- and and and -- -- -- -- -- We Silva and we still have that problem now with someone who is that a young man dead and someone on trial court.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Like where he shouldn't get a conviction you're always -- -- a fair trial and that's why doesn't give -- and gotten bad there and that's -- always -- -- let me speak to blacks.
And whites in America would get enough bad drop.
That's what business are among the birds and bats retrieval on bought dessert we don't need a ride -- -- -- -- -- industry.
You're here I felt they let us.
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