Trayvon Martin Case; George Zimmerman 911 Call and Others Released

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    Police recordings made the night a self-appointed neighborhood watch captain allegedly shot and killed an unarmed 17-year-old boy outside his stepmother’s home sent the boy’s mother screaming from the room and prompted his father to declare, “He killed my son,” according to a family representative.
    The series of emergency and non-emergency calls to police depict the apparent progression of events on Feb. 26 that led to the watch captain, George Zimmerman, 28, who is white, allegedly shooting Trayvon Martin, a high-school junior who is black, as the teen made his way home with a bag of Skittles and a can of iced tea.

    On one call to a non-emergency dispatch number, according to Julison, Zimmerman says, “He’s checking me out,” and then, “This guy looks like he’s on drugs, he’s definitely messed up.”

    “There’s a real suspicious guy. This guy looks like he’s up to no good, on drugs or something,” Zimmerman can be heard telling the dispatcher.

    “These a**holes always get away,” he adds.

    The dispatcher is heard trying to discourage Zimmerman, asking, “Are you following him?.. Okay, we don’t need you to do that.”

    Within minutes, however, 911 calls are being made to police reporting the two are fighting.

    “They’re wrestling right in the back of my porch,” one frantic caller says. “The guy’s yelling help and I’m not going out.”

    On a second call someone’s screams for help can be heard and what sounds like two gunshots.

    The caller’s boyfriend shouts, “Get down,” and after the second apparent gunshot the shouts for help cease, Julison told ABC News.

    “There’s gun shots. Uh, I’m pretty sure the guy is dead out here, holy sh**,” a caller says into the phone.

    Police in Sanford initially told Martin’s family that Zimmerman had not been arrested because he had a “squeaky clean” record, according to Tracy Martin. Zimmerman had been arrested in 2005 on charges of resisting arrest with violence and battery on a law enforcement officer, according to court records. Those charges were later dropped.

    “Do we really believe that if Trayvon Martin would have pulled the trigger, he would not be arrested?” said Benjamin Crump, the Martin family’s attorney. “This is obviously a cover-up, and we need a sweeping overhaul of the Sanford Police Department.”

    You can listen to the George Zimmerman 911 call here.

    You can listen to another 911 call in which you can apparently hear the shooting take place here.

    Source: ABC News

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