It's possible that George Zimmerman was pinned down by Trayvon Martin and feared for his life when he shot Trayvon Martin. It's also possible that Trayvon feared for his life when he decided to engage the stranger who was following him. I don't know what's fair punishment for a person who assumed a black teenager was up to no good simply because he was black, and then initiated the sequence of events that led to the teenager's death. At the end of the day, Trayvon Martin died because he was a black hoodie-wearing teenager. He would not have died if he had been a white or Asian hoodie-wearing teenager. That's a stain on our society.
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