Trayvon Martin Case: 911 Audio Tapes Emerge, Zimmerman Should Be Arrested
Newly released 911 audio tapes seem to squash any doubt of Zimmerman's guilt. Martin can be heard screaming for help and begging for his life before Zimmerman fired a round that ended the kid's life. Zimmerman can be heard claiming Trayvon seemed suspicious and he told the 911 operator, "These assholes always get away." The youngest witness to the shooting, Austin McLendon, 13, still has problems dealing with what he saw.
According to the Huffington Post:
"They still haven't arrested him yet," Austin said, his chin tucked low. "That's pretty much the main thing that's upsetting me."
George Zimmerman, who is white, according to the Chicago Tribune, has yet to be arrested for his apparent actions. I can't remember another case where a person was shot and killed, and the shooter wasn't even booked for questioning. Zimmerman should be arrested, at least while further investigation takes place.
Witness testimonies, 911 audio tapes, and one dead boy. How much do police need before they make an arrest? The most disturbing and depressing fact in the case is that it seems if you're black, justice takes longer for you. Will justice be served at all?
Police in Sanford, Fla. should live up to their commitment to serve and protect their citizens. George Zimmerman, the loose cannon parading around as a neighborhood watchman, must be held accountable.
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