George Zimmerman found himself on the wrong side of the neighborhood watch.
The man who shot dead unarmed teen Trayvon Martin in 2012 felt the swift fist of justice last Sunday when he was punched in the face by a patron at a Sanford, Florida, restaurant while bragging to fellow diners that he shot the 17-year-old in self-defense.
The man who punched Zimmerman in the face, who local police have identified only as Eddie, reportedly asked Zimmerman if he was "bragging" about shooting Martin, to which Zimmerman replied no. Eyewitnesses say that that Eddie then punched Zimmerman in the face.
Zimmerman then called 911 to report the incident, and claimed that during the short clash Eddie told Zimmerman to "get the f*** out here you n***er lover, you ain't welcome here." While several eyewitnesses have come forward to share their accounts of the fight, not one has corroborated Zimmerman's strange claim.
The acquitted killer goes on to claim that Eddie and his group of friends, who he also claims were threatening him as he contacted police, wanted Zimmerman to openly admit that he killed Martin in cold blood and to admit he's proud of killing the young man.
Listen to Zimmerman's 911 call here:
One thing remains clear: people are quite happy over the fact that Zimmerman took a swift one to the jaw:
If you're feeling down in the dumps today, just remember someone punched George Zimmerman in the face.— Marcia Herold (@marciaherold) August 5, 2016
george zimmerman getting clocked after bragging about getting away with murdering a chilld..... pic.twitter.com/t1y6EVul42— Shamir (@ShamirBailey) August 5, 2016
Every time I see "George Zimmerman gets punched". pic.twitter.com/ycFHShuO97— Shay La Vie (@shaydechelle) August 5, 2016
Eddie and his pals had fled the restaurant by the time police arrived but Zimmerman intends to press charges against the alleged puncher.
The offense has been listed as battery, but so far no one has been arrested.
(Photo: Joe Burbank-Pool/Getty Images)
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