Zimmerman Attorney Defends ‘Troubled’ Client: ‘It Must Be Frightening Not To Be Able To Go Into A 7/11’

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"Zimmerman Attorney Defends ‘Troubled’ Client: ‘It Must Be Frightening Not To Be Able To Go Into A 7/11’"

On the rainy night he was gunned down by George Zimmerman, Trayvon Martin was walking back to his father’s house from a nearby 7/11 with a bag of Skittles and an iced tea. Zimmerman was advised by police not to confront Trayvon, but ended up shooting someone whom he referred to as one “these a**holes.”

In trying to portray his client in as sympathetic terms as possible, Zimmerman’s new attorney Mark O’Mara said this evening that Zimmerman is “troubled by everything that has happened.” O’Mara added, “Truly, it must be frightening to not be able to go into a 7/11 or into a store and literally to be in fact a prisoner wherever he was.” Watch it:

What is more frightening is to innocently die for going to 7/11.

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