The gun Zimmerman used to kill Martin

NEED TO KNOW
  • George Zimmerman had a Kel Tec PF9 handgun
  • The gun in question is small and designed for concealed weapon permit holders

While there's controversy about what happened the night George Zimmerman shot and killed Trayvon Martin, at least one thing is certain: which gun Zimmerman used. The Kel Tec PF 9 was the 9 mm with which Zimmerman fired the fatal shot.

Kel Tec is a gun manufacturer based in Cocoa, Florida. According to this review, the PF-9 was designed for civilian concealed carry permit holders. Most reviews mention it's small size and cheap price tag. One thing instructors tend to point out is that the PF-9 is only accurate at close ranges.  

The gun does not have a traditional safety. It does however, have an extra strong trigger pull weight. That is why many gun instructors say it is OK to carry the PF-9 with a round in the chamber.  

George Zimmerman had a round in the chamber the night he came across Trayvon Martin.  

 

 

 

 

 

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