Many Questions In Shooting Of Trayvon Martin

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) -- The fatal shooting of a black teenager by a neighborhood watch captain who then went free has led to nationwide protests calling for the shooter's arrest. Trayvon Martin's parents, civil rights leaders and social media users alike are portraying the case as racially motivated, saying the shooter would have been arrested had he been black and the victim white....

Senh: A good summary article listing the facts, the two sides of the story from both George Zimmerman and Trayvon Martin's family and friends, and the possible outcomes.

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  • Shooting of Trayvon Martin
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    11/17/2017 - 3:31 pm | View Website
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  • Trayvon Martin
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