Monday letters: Did Zimmerman have to shoot

July 22, 2013 

Neighborhood Watch News Guide

AP

George Zimmerman is 11 years older and weighed much more than Trayvon Martin. Why was he so frightened and as helpless as a two-week-old kitten? How did he manage to shoot Trayvon so accurately in the heart?

Maybe George will explain this one day when he is older and realizes that he did not have to kill that unarmed 17-year-old boy. He could have shot him in the leg, or even in the stomach, but he shot him precisely in the heart.

And I wonder: If he had shot the sons or nephews of the women on that jury, would they still have found him innocent?

Hammie Duckson

Columbia

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