George Zimmerman charged with 2nd degree murder
|Updated: 4/11/2012 5:21 pm
||Published: 4/11/2012 3:23 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - An official with knowledge of the case tells The Associated Press that neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman is in custody in Florida and will be charged with 2nd-degree murder in the fatal shooting of unarmed black teenager Trayvon Martin.
The shooting has led to protests across the nation and spurred a debate about race and the laws of self-defense all
the way to the White House.
The prosecutors are scheduled to speak at 5 pm central.
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