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Police: Zimmerman says Trayvon decked him with one blow then began hammering his head
Orlando Sentinel ^ | March 26, 2012 | Rene Stutzman

Posted on 03/26/2012 8:41:12 AM PDT by maggief

With a single punch, Trayvon Martin decked the Neighborhood Watch volunteer who eventually shot and killed the unarmed 17-year-old, then Trayvon climbed on top of George Zimmerman and slammed his head into the sidewalk several times, leaving him bloody and battered, authorities have revealed to the Orlando Sentinel.

That is the account Zimmerman gave police, and much of it has been corroborated by witnesses, authorities say.

Zimmerman has not spoken publicly about what happened, but that night, Feb. 26, and in later meetings he described and re-enacted for police what he says happened.

In his version of events, he had turned around and was walking back to his SUV when Trayvon approached him from behind, the two exchanged words then Trayvon punched him in the nose, sending him to the ground, and began beating him.

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TOPICS: Breaking News; Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: Florida
KEYWORDS: blackkk; florida; georgezimmerman; martin; thug; trayvon; trayvonassaultedz; trayvonmartin; zimmerman
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To: Miss Behave

My apologies for the use of the word stalking,, surveilling is offered in place.

201 posted on 03/26/2012 11:56:42 AM PDT by NormsRevenge
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To: floriduh voter

Do you have a link to the article?

202 posted on 03/26/2012 12:10:53 PM PDT by trappedincanuckistan (livefreeordietryin)
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To: floriduh voter
Zimmerman’s dad was a U.S. Magistrate.

I've seen this repeated in discussion forums but haven't been able to find a source. The only reference I can find about his father's occupation is that he is retired military man. Can you point me to a source?

203 posted on 03/26/2012 12:11:35 PM PDT by Reese Hamm
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To: maggief

Barack Obama: If I had a son, he’d look like Larry Sinclair

204 posted on 03/26/2012 12:15:34 PM PDT by Neoliberalnot (Marxism works well only with the uneducated and the unarmed.)
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To: Linda Frances
They need white on black war, not hispanic on black. Then you will have blacks against hispanics and whites.

Close. The NYT is reporting Zimmerman as a white hispanic. They are trying to foment a black on white race war by completely ignoring, or covering up, that Zimmerman is half hispanic.

Watch for the next 'newsworthy' incident where a white can be blamed for 'crimes' against a hispanic. it will demonstrate how even with our first post-racial, magical black Pres__ent, we can never overcome just how violent, racist, and evil whitey is.

This also being an election year and zero slipping in the polls. Expect the 'whitey is evil' drumbeat to get louder and louder.

The Reichstag fire will look like amateur hour. My money says it's going to be a long hot summer.

205 posted on 03/26/2012 12:33:14 PM PDT by Repeat Offender (While the wicked stand confounded, call me with Thy Saints surrounded)
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To: opentalk

It is now becoming clear that AS SOON as something like this goes down, FReepers MUST go to Twitter, Facebook, etc., and Copy the full page(s) ARCHIVE them somehow, so we can peruse, copy and paste pertinent items from them.

206 posted on 03/26/2012 12:49:03 PM PDT by AFPhys ((Praying for our troops, our citizens, that the Bible and Freedom become basis of the US law again))
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To: ZX12R
It's more than a few, and they display an I.Q. equivalent to Al Sharpton.

That's mean. If a stranger identified themselves on the street as a Freeper, I would give them the initial benefit of the doubt. I would expect them to have an IQ higher than Al Sharpton and 90% of other run of the mill liberals.

We may not agree on an issue but I'll bet we could have respectful dialogue in a debate about it, which is most of what I have seen here on FR.

...Wow...Al Sharpton....

207 posted on 03/26/2012 12:59:00 PM PDT by Tenacious 1 (With regards to the GOP: I am prodisestablishmentarianistic!)
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To: murron
Where is the outrage when black young men are being murdered by other young black men? Many children are caught in the crossfire by drive by shootings in the urban areas, and many murders are being committed by 17 year old black “youths” that may look like Obama’s son. Why hasn’t there been outrage by black leaders over those?

That's different! Why u gotta be racist?!


208 posted on 03/26/2012 1:01:22 PM PDT by Tenacious 1 (With regards to the GOP: I am prodisestablishmentarianistic!)
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To: Reese Hamm

He called 911 where there was a 911 operator which is different from a police dispatcher. Again, the Sanford PD (in their own statement to the public) said the 911 operator did not command Zimmerman but only suggested he not follow Zimmerman.

I heard right on the audio that he said he was returning to his truck after Trayvon fled into the darkness. He then concluded his call with 911. You might go back and listen to Zimmerman’s call again if you even did it the first time.

209 posted on 03/26/2012 1:03:56 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: cynwoody

We’ll have to see her cellphone records to verify.

210 posted on 03/26/2012 1:06:03 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: floriduh voter

Do you have a link to statements that say Zimmerman was “chasing down” the one with the gold teeth?

211 posted on 03/26/2012 1:07:09 PM PDT by soycd
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To: NormsRevenge

Zimmerman never stopped him. When Zimmerman got out of his SUV Trayvon ran off into the darkness. He told the 911 operator he was heading back to his vehicle and then ended the call. That’s when Trayvon came back and attacked Zimmerman.

I don’t mind a busy body in my neighborhood if he/she is looking out for possible bad guys. Trayvon was dressed like thug, acting suspiciously or on drugs (he did get suspended for 10 days because of drugs), and attacked Zimmerman like a thug.

Have you ever worked retail store? If the store employees suspect a customer is possibly shoplifting they constantly busybody the person until they leave by going up to them. If the potential criminal knows there are eyes constantly on him/her they are going to go elsewhere to victimize another place.

212 posted on 03/26/2012 1:20:13 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: chris37

Misdemeanor homicide, released on summons, if anything.

213 posted on 03/26/2012 1:23:07 PM PDT by Molon Labbie (End the War On Drugs, Restore the Constitution.)
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To: Jack Hydrazine
You mean this call? If not, do you have a link? (This is the only call from Zimmerman I can find on Sanford's investigation page.)
214 posted on 03/26/2012 1:28:17 PM PDT by Reese Hamm
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Thank you, Perry and Palin, for staying out of this.

TM sounds like schizophrenic.

215 posted on 03/26/2012 1:29:04 PM PDT by txhurl (Thank you, Andrew Breitbart. In your untimely passing, you have exposed these people one last time.)
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To: floriduh voter
"Zimmerman's dad was a US Magistrate. Enough said."

What in the world does that have to do with anything?

Your posting has gone from strange to nonsensical to slanderous to frantic in your dithering support of media racist reporting.

As a resident of Nawth Flawaduh I wonder what is in the water down there.

216 posted on 03/26/2012 1:31:03 PM PDT by diogenes ghost
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To: RegulatorCountry

Remember this sucker punch?

Almost killed this guy.

217 posted on 03/26/2012 1:32:02 PM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: Jack Hydrazine
In case you don't feel like clicking through the previous link:


Dispatcher: Sanford Police Department, line is being recorded. This is Sean.


Zimmerman: Hey we've had some break-ins in my neighborhood, and there's a real suspicious guy, uh, [near] Retreat View Circle, um, the best address I can give you is 111 Retreat View Circle.


Zimmerman: This guy looks like he's up to no good, or he's on drugs or something. It's raining and he's just walking around, looking about.


Dispatcher: Okay, and this guy is he white, black, or Hispanic?


Zimmerman: He looks black.


Dispatcher: Did you see what he was wearing?


Zimmerman: Yeah. A dark hoodie, like a grey hoodie, and either jeans or sweatpants and white tennis shoes.


Zimmerman: He's here now and he’s just staring…


Dispatcher: Oh, he's just walking around the area…


Zimmerman: …looking at all the houses.


Dispatcher: Ah, ‘kay…


Zimmerman: Now he's just staring at me.


Dispatcher: Okay—you said it's 1111 Retreat View? Or 111?


Zimmerman: That's the clubhouse…


Dispatcher: That's the clubhouse, do you know what the—he's near the clubhouse right now?


Zimmerman: Yeah, now he's coming towards me.


Dispatcher: Okay.


Zimmerman: He's got his hand in his waistband.


Zimmerman: And he's a black male.


Dispatcher: Okay. How old would you say he looks?


Zimmerman: He's got button on his shirt..


Zimmerman: ..late teens.


Dispatcher: Late teens, okay.


Zimmerman: Mmhuh.


Zimmerman: Something’s wrong with him.


Zimmerman: Ayup, he's coming to check me out.


Zimmerman: He's got something in his hands, I don't know what his deal is.


Dispatcher: Okay, just let me know if he does anything okay…


Zimmerman: How long until you get an officer over here?


Dispatcher: Yeah, we've got ‘em on the way - just let me know if this guy does anything else.


Zimmerman: Okay.


Zimmerman: Ugh - these assholes, they always get away.


Zimmerman: Yep.


Zimmerman: When you come to the clubhouse, you come straight in…and make a left.


Zimmerman: Actually. You would go past the clubhouse.


Dispatcher: Ah. You say it's on the left hand side from the clubhouse?


Zimmerman: Naaah…you go in straight through the entrance…and then you make a left…uh…yea, you go straight in, don't turn, and make a left-


Zimmerman: - ah shit.


Zimmerman: He's running.


Dispatcher: He's running? Which way is he running?


[sound of vehicle door opening]


Zimmerman: Down towards the, uh, other entrance to the neighborhood.


Dispatcher: Okay, which entrance is that that he's heading towards?


Zimmerman: The back entrance…


Zimmerman: Fucking [unintelligible]


Dispatcher: Are you following him?


Zimmerman: Yeah


Dispatcher: Ok, we don't need you to do that.


Zimmerman: Ok


[muffled noises – wind? heavy breathing?]


Dispatcher: Alright sir what is your name?


Zimmerman: George


Zimmerman: He ran.  [muffled – breathless?]


Dispatcher: Alright George what's your last name?


Zimmerman: [two slapping/tapping noises] Zimmerman


Dispatcher: And George what's the phone number you're calling from?


[more slapping/flapping noises]


Zimmerman: 407-***-****[redacted]


Dispatcher: Alright George we do have them on the way, do you want to meet with the officer when they get out there?


Zimmerman: Yeah.


Dispatcher: Alright, where you going to meet with them at?


Zimmerman: Um, if they come in through the uh, gate -- tell them to go straight past the club house, [more slapping/flapping noises] and uh, straight past the club house and make a left, and then they go past the mailboxes, they’ll see my truck...[unintelligible]


Dispatcher: Okay. What address are you parked in front of?


Zimmerman: Um. I don’t know, it’s a cut through so I don’t know the address.


Dispatcher: Okay do you live in the area?


Zimmerman: Yeah, yeah…I live...[unintelligible]


Dispatcher: What’s your apartment number?


Zimmerman: It’s a home it’s 1950 [more slapping/flapping noises]


Zimmerman:  Aw crap. I don’t want to give it all out, I don’t know where this kid is.


Dispatcher: Okay do you want to just meet with them right near the mailboxes then?


Zimmerman: Yeah that’s fine. [more faint slapping/flapping noises]


Dispatcher: Alright George, I’ll let them know to meet you [unintelligible] there okay?


Zimmerman: Actually could you…could you have them call me and I’ll tell them where I’m at?


Dispatcher: Okay, yeah that’s no problem.


Zimmerman: You need my number or you got it?


Dispatcher: Yeah I got it. 407-***-**** [redacted]?


Zimmerman: Yeah you got it.


Dispatcher: Okay no problem, I’ll let them know to call you when you’re in the area.


Zimmerman: Thanks.


Dispatcher: You’re welcome.

218 posted on 03/26/2012 1:33:38 PM PDT by Reese Hamm
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To: soycd

Zimmermman said he was in pursuit which is chasing.

219 posted on 03/26/2012 1:35:03 PM PDT by floriduh voter ( Obamacare is to you as a can of RAID is to a bug. R A I D !)
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To: trappedincanuckistan

Info I acquired has been turned over to an investigative reporter whom I trust to confirm or deny. Anything can be cleansed on the internet, freepers know that.

220 posted on 03/26/2012 1:36:48 PM PDT by floriduh voter ( Obamacare is to you as a can of RAID is to a bug. R A I D !)
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