March 26, 2012
A neighborhood watch captain told police he fatally shot Treyvon Martin after the teenager punched him, knocked him down and slammed his head into the ground, the Orlando Sentinel reported on Monday.
At least one witness told police he saw Martin, 17, atop George Zimmerman, 28, and that Zimmerman was calling for help, the newspaper said, adding that other witnesses disputed who the cries were coming from.
ABC News quoted a police source as saying that Zimmerman, in a written statement, claimed that Martin tried to take his gun.
This article was posted: Monday, March 26, 2012 at 1:48 pm