Zimmerman Lawyers Backtrack On Video From Trayvon Martin’s Phone

Source: Rene Stutzman / Orlando Sentinel / Los Angeles Times

ORLANDO, Fla. — George Zimmerman‘s lawyers said Sunday that a video found on slain Florida teen Trayvon Martin‘s cellphone shows two homeless men fighting over a bicycle, not two of Martin’s friends beating up a homeless man, as defense attorney Mark O’Mara described it in court last week.

Martin and a friend came upon the fight and Martin merely recorded it, according to a statement.

O’Mara described his mischaracterization in court as unintentional and said he was unhappy about it.

“We have been committed to disputing misinformation in every aspect of this case, not causing it,” the statement said.

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