George Zimmerman's Lawyers Release A Brand-New Bloody Photo

George Zimmerman’s defence has released the first high-resolution, colour photo showing the neighbourhood watchman the night he killed Trayvon Martin.

The shooting sparked a national debate on race relations in the U.S., and Zimmerman was derided by many as a neighbourhood vigilante.

Zimmerman says he was just trying to defend himself when he shot the black, unarmed 17-year-old in a gated Florida community.

Florida prosecutors previously released a number of grainy pictures showing a bloody Zimmerman that would appear to back up his self-defence claims. This is apparently the first high-quality image:

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Photo: George Zimmerman defence

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