Documents: Trayvon Martin police report

NEED TO KNOW
  • Trayvon Martin was shot and killed in Sanford, Florida, February 26
  • Martin's family and others are calling for the shooter's arrest
  • Police say there's no evidence that George Zimmerman, the shooter, didn't act in self-defense
Documents: Trayvon Martin police report

The police report in the Trayvon Martin shooting details the frantic moments when authorities arrived at the scene.

SEE THE DOCUMENT: The Sanford, Florida, Police report on the Trayvon Martin shooting

The 17-year-old high school student went to the store for some candy and a soft drink and was shot while returning to his father's fiancée's house in Sanford, Florida, on February 26.

Neighborhood watch captain George Zimmerman says he shot Martin in self-defense. Police have not arrested Zimmerman because, they say, there's no evidence disputing Zimmerman's self-defense claim.

When the first officer arrived at the scene of the shooting, Zimmerman was in possession of a 9 mm handgun, was covered in grass, and was bleeding from his nose and the back of his head, according to the report.

The officer radioed that he was holding Zimmerman at gun point and Martin was on the ground and had been shot. The report says Martin was wearing "a gray sweater, blue jeans and white/red sneakers laying face down on the ground" and had his hands underneath his body.

Officers say Martin was unresponsive, so they began resuscitative efforts. The officers took turns doing chest compressions on Martin, but paramedics at the scene pronounced Martin dead at 7:30 p.m.

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