DOJ: No Federal Charges in Trayvon Martin Death

ADDITION George Zimmerman
AP

The Justice Department on Tuesday announced it will not pursue federal civil rights charges against George Zimmerman in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin three years ago, NBC News reported. Zimmerman was acquitted of all charges in the shooting. He said that he was acting in self-defense when he killed Martin, 17, during an altercation in a gated community in Sanford, Florida. The shooting stirred a national debate about race and guns.

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