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Report: Zimmerman Charged in Florida Shooting

George Zimmerman charged in death of Trayvon Martin.


George Zimmerman has been charged with second-degree murder in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin in Florida, according to the Miami Herald.

Zimmerman is in custody at an undisclosed location, according to the Herald, after turning himself in without incident. 

Zimmerman, 28, shot 17-year-old Martin on Feb. 26 in Sanford, FL, where Martin was visiting his father.

The story has been in the national spotlight for more than a month, prompting marches and vigils in Florida and across the country, .

How do you think the case in Florida relates to you as a Marylander?

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