Last week, a video was released showing George Zimmerman at the Sanford Police Department the night he shot and killed Trayvon Martin. It originally appeared as though the neighborhood watch volunteer showed no signs of the violent confrontation he told police took place between himself and the teen that night, but ABC news has enhanced the video showing signs of injury on Zimmerman's head.
ABC's Matt Gutman said the network re-digitized the video to reveal what appears to be "a pair of gashes or welts" on the back of Zimmerman's head. This discovery is more consistent with Zimmerman's account of what happened the night of Feb. 26. According to a police report first described by the Orlando Sentinel, Zimmerman told investigators that Martin jumped him from behind, punched him in the nose and pounded his head into the sidewalk.
The enhanced video complicates an already complex narrative
Tags: Shooting of Trayvon Martin, Trayvon Martin shooting, Zimmerman, George Zimmerman, self defense, murder, manslaughter, fight, incident, attacked, Injuries, head wounds, broken nose, Florida, hispanic, african american, ABC
Location: Florida, United States (load item map)
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