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Martin, Zimmerman trial continues one year later


SANFORD, Fla.—Tuesday marks the one year anniversary of the killing of Trayvon Martin.

The shooting generated outrage across the country for months and led to a wide-ranging talk about race relations in the United States.

One year ago today, the 17-year-old was shot and killed by neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman.

Zimmerman maintains that he was following Martin when he was attacked by the teen and shot Martin in self-defense.

At the center of the case is Florida’s “stand your ground” law.

The case will go to trial on June 10.

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