George Zimmerman's DNA, Not Trayvon Martin's, Found on Gun

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George Zimmerman's DNA and his alone was found on the gun that killed Trayvon Martin in February, according to DNA test results released by officials Wednesday.

The Florida Department of Law Enforcement found Zimmerman’s DNA was on the gun but not Martin's; it is undetermined whether Martin's DNA was on the holster.

George Zimmerman has acknowledged shooting Trayvon Martin, but has maintained that he acted in self-defense in the wake of a confrontation that left him injured.

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The DNA tests could play a role in the trial, allowing the prosecution to argue against self-defense since it now seems that Martin never even touched the weapon.

The defense could argue that Zimmerman shot before Martin could grab the gun.

The test results were the latest discovery material released by officials in the murder case, which has become a national flashpoint in race relations and gun laws.

Zimmerman, 28, is free on bail awaiting trial on charges of second-degree murder in the killing of Martin, an unarmed African American teenager, in Sanford, Fla.

Zimmerman was not arrested the night of the shooting in the gated community. After weeks of protests about that fact, a special prosecutor charged Zimmerman.

Officials cited missed opportunities by the defendant to diffuse the situation with Martin in charging him with murder; he has apologized to Martin's family twice.

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All of you are racists. So STFU!


Blacks always start rioting if they don't get their way. Haiti is a nasty country and the poorest I have ever seen and thats cuz they are alllll black. Blacks should be happy to live in countries that white ppl have developed.


Karen you are a racist bitch. Blacks are the most violent people around and the stats prove it. Your half white, that means the other half of you is stoned stupid! You are the reason races shouldnt mix. Neither side wants them then Republicans have to take care of your "Mixed up" ass.I'm tired of hearing about tray, did you kniw him? tray was kicked out of school! Walking trouble!


@Karen. White folks would'varmsen up in arms. Lmao. It white people would be up in arms, anytime a black killed a white, everything would stop. There would be no one working, they would be in the streets, up in arms. A white couple, tortured, and murdered by blacks, an 80 year old white woman, raped ans murdered by a black, google black on white crime, you mixed race, moran. No wonder your for, Obama.


Yes, black on black crime is worse cuz blacks kill eachutha evvyday ova cell phones, extensions for hair, and rims for there hooptie. Lol it's amazing what they sue each other for on judge Judy and u allllllways see them killin on a&e!! Hardcore pawn is tha best show evaaaa


oh shut the fuck up this just gives black people another excuse to be lazy assholes omg worry about black on black crime rather then using this about being a race thing the little thug is gone so move on


Zimmerman, your a piece of shit. I hope u rot in jail. And it gives me comfort knowing your going straight to he'll. Prejudice piece of shit. Do white folks a favor and slit your throat. Wrong is wrong. And any dumb ass attempting to justify your murder can join u in hell. I will definitely be getting a pin pal so I can offer cash rewards to other prisoners just to beat your Sorry ass constantly.


Whatever allsaints45. It cease to amaze me when things like this happen. Had Zimmerman been black & Tray been white, white folks would have raised hell. Being biracial: being half white, I can't help but to be disgusted on how long it took to arrest Zimmerman. Self defense my ass. Neighborhood watch is just that. You watch. Who the he'll grabs a gun & pursue a person even though 911 said stand down? And Zimm


Zimmerman, shouldn't have been arrested, in the first place. The punk, Trayvon, physically attacked him. Trayvon had about 6 inches in height, over Zimmerman. It doesn't matter if he grabbed the gun or not. He was trying to beat Zimmerman, to death.