Source: Matt Gutman / ABC News
A phone call from slain black teenager Trayvon Martin to his girlfriend seconds before he was shot dead by a self-appointed neighborhood watch captain “blows … out of the water” the shooter’s self-defense claim and he should be arrested “right now,” a lawyer for Martin’s family said today.
Attorney Benjamin Crump spoke after ABC News reported exclusively the existence of a phone call between Martin and his girlfriend, which detailed the last terrifying moments of Martin’s life as he was pursued, accosted and shot dead by George Zimmerman.
Police accepted Zimmerman’s claim of self-defense and have charged him with no crime.
“This young lady connects the dots,” said Crump. “Arrest George Zimmerman for the killing of Trayvon Martin in cold blood, today.
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