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George Zimmerman Found Not Guilty in the Death of Trayvon Martin

George Zimmerman, right, with his defense counsel, Mark O'Mara, left, and Don West at the Seminole County Criminal Justice Center in Sanford, Fla., Saturday, July 13. (AP Photo/Joe Burbank, Pool)
George Zimmerman, right, with his defense counsel, Mark O'Mara, left, and Don West at the Seminole County Criminal Justice Center in Sanford, Fla., Saturday, July 13. (AP Photo/Joe Burbank, Pool)

The jury in the murder trial of George Zimmerman on Saturday acquitted the former neighborhood watch volunteer of all charges in the 2012 fatal shooting of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin during a scuffle in a gated Florida community.

The six-woman jury announced its verdict of not guilty at about 10 p.m. ET, after more than 12 hours of deliberations over two days.

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