What to know about Zimmerman trial

Published On: Jun 10 2013 12:18:09 PM CDT   Updated On: Jul 15 2013 10:31:31 PM CDT

George Zimmerman has been found not guilty of second-degree murder and manslaughter in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin. Get up to speed on the key events and issues that have led to this point.

George Zimmerman with bloody nose
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Sanford police

Zimmerman insisted he was a victim: Martin attacked him, then they tussled, he said. The teen forced Zimmerman to the ground -- his head hitting the pavement -- and he cried out for help. It was then that Zimmerman, saying he had no other choice, shot Martin.

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