The FBI Collects Zimmerman’s Case Evidence

WEST PALM BEACH, FL - JANUARY 30:  FBI agents stand outside the medical-office complex of Dr. Salomon Melgen who has possible ties to U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ) as they investigate on January 30, 2013 in West Palm Beach, Florida. The agents arrived last night at the medical-office complex and started hauling away potential evidence in several vans.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

The FBI Collects Zimmerman’s Case Evidence

As part of the Justice Department’s investigation into Trayvon Martin's shooting, the FBI has collected all evidence involved.

Published July 22, 2013

Authorities in Sanford, Florida, confirmed Monday that they have turned over all the evidence from their investigation of the Trayvon Martin shooting to the FBI, the Orlando Sentinel reports.

The evidence collection was part of the Justice Department’s investigation to determine whether federal prosecutors should file civil rights charges against Zimmerman. The gun Zimmerman used to shoot Trayvon was also included in the shipment.

Last week Zimmerman was acquitted of second-degree murder of Trayvon. While many protested the verdict and spoke out against stand your groundlaws; groups like the Buckeye Firearms Foundation in Ohio are raising money to help Zimmerman replace his gun.

Separately, Zimmerman and a friend helped rescue four people from an overturned vehicle last week, according to the Associated Press

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Written by LaToya Bowlah


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