Special prosecutor Angela Corey filed evidence that supports charging George Zimmerman with second-degree murder for killing Trayvon Martin. The Orlando Sentinel has details in this breaking story. This type of filing is done routinely in criminal cases. Zimmerman's attorney will now have the opportunity to prepare a defense for his client.
According to the Orlando Sentinel, the evidence includes video from the club house in the housing development where Zimmerman shot Martin. Zimmerman stated that Trayvon was approaching the clubhouse during his call to police.
Zimmerman wants to keep the public from seeing the evidence. His attorney is filing a motion in that regard.
Trayvon Martin Shooting Target
In one of the most despicable events related to this case, an anonymous online vendor has created a likeness of Trayvon Martin for use as a shooting target. The seller has not announced how many items were sold, but says that the product sold out in two days with "overwhelming" response. Sickness sells.
Trayvon Martin's Mother Films Mother's Day Message
Sybrina Fulton, the mother of Trayvon Martin, filmed a video message for Mother's Day. In the video, Fulton expresses grief over the loss of her son. She also campaigns against gun violence and "Stand Your Ground" laws, similar to the one in Florida.