Zimmerman: Trayvon's Last Words Were 'OK, You Got It'
Insider gives his account to Daily Beast
By Kevin Spak, Newser User
Posted Apr 19, 2012 2:50 PM CDT
George Zimmerman, center, is directed by a Seminole County Deputy and his attorney Mark O'Mara during a court hearing April 12, 2012, in Sanford, Fla.   (AP Photo/Gary W. Green, Orlando Sentinel, Pool)

(Newser) – When Trayvon Martin knocked him to the ground, George Zimmerman told police, he forgot for a moment that he even had a gun. It was only when Martin noticed the pistol that he pulled it from its belt holster and fired a single round into the teenager's chest. "OK, you got it," Martin said twice, before falling to the ground. Or at least, that's what a law-enforcement source tells the Daily Beast, in the most detailed leak yet of Zimmerman's account of the event.

Even after Martin fell, Zimmerman said he didn't realize the youth was seriously injured, so he lunged on top of him, which is where Sanford police found him moments later. They hauled him to police headquarters and, according to the source, questioned him thoroughly, saying they didn't believe his story. At one point, they had him lie on his back and shout things heard in the 911 call, to see if the voice heard crying for help was his or Martin's. Martin's father has previously said that police told him his son's last words were, "You got me."

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Apr 22, 2012 3:14 PM CDT
Kel-Tec 9mm: $220, 50 Bullets: $20, the ability to defend yourself from someone physically attacking you: PRICELESS!
Apr 20, 2012 9:16 AM CDT
To bad this didn't go to the grand jury I would have loved to seen this creep executed.
Apr 20, 2012 8:00 AM CDT
LOL, What a nut job. "OK, You got it?" Some context might be nice... Got what? I love how he claimed to have a broken nose, claimed that he shot someone in the chest whe that person was on top of him. Yet a broken nose and being that close to a gun shot wound yields no blood on Zimmerman? If you think Zimmerman had the right to stalk an unarmed black kid, just because that unarmed black kid was walking down the street, I'm sorry to be the one to tell you this, but you are racist. It sucks that we will never KNOW what happened here, but the facts are if Zimmerman had just waited for the real cops to come and investigate his insane number of 911 calls, Trayvon would have been found with 91 bullets in his back fired from police officers. Hahaha, just kidding. But seriously, I'm white, I was raised to hate black people by my racist father who lived in Detroit during the riots, and even I think Zimmerman is a dickless asshole with a cop complex and a record of over reacting. People love to ignore how he had a domestic abuse record and he had been in an altercation with a cop, where the cop probably laid down the law on him and at that point Zimmerman turned into a little bitch who wished he had that kind of power over people. We all know if Zimmerman was black, and Trayvon was "White-ish" Zimmerman would be swingin from a tree, and that's only if the cops hadn't shot him when they got on the scene. If you call 911 because some black kid in a hoody is walking down the street, you are a racist. If you say "These people always get away" you are a racist. If you stalk a black kid after the 911 operator specifically tells you not to, you are a racist. If you shoot an unarmed black kid because you started a fight you couldn't, you are a dickless, racist, little pussy bitch who needs a gun. He did not have a mark on him. His ambulance was canceled. That supposed red mark on the back of his head was photoshopped in by racist NRA right wingnuts. If he ACTUALLY had a broken nose, a swollen lip, black eyes and a cracked skull and bloody knuckles and blood all over his shirt, I might feel differently. We all know he started this fight. I'd bet my LIFE he poked his head out and said "Get out of my neighborhood, nigger!" And walked up on him like he was a big man, realized he was going to get the ass beating he deserved and shot Trayvon from about 20 feet away when he started to charge him. Stand your ground is a fucking joke, it gives me the right to stop any person I see, start a fight with them, claim my life was in danger and then shoot them and not even have to go through an investigation. FUCK THIS STUPID COUNTRY, AMERICA HAS BEEN TAKEN OVER MY REPUBLICAN CONSERVATIVE GUN NUT ASSHOLES WHO THINK WITH THEIR TINY COCKS INSTEAD OF THEIR TINY BRAINS. We have THOUSANDS of gun deaths each year. You know how many england had? Less than 50. People actually look down on "Intellectuals" and brag about being ignorant like it's a badge of honor, and wanting to have a beer with someone is a measure of their presidential abilities.