George Zimmerman Found Not Guilty

| by Alex Groberman
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After two days of deliberations, late Saturday evening, a jury comprised entirely of women found George Zimmerman not guilty of second-degree murder and manslaughter.

Zimmerman, 29, stood accused of killing 17-year-old Trayon Martin during an altercation in a gated community of Sanford, Fla., on Feb. 26. 2012.

As the verdict was being read, Zimmerman remained largely emotionless. His face finally broke and showed relief as soon as he was officially cleared.

While there was no dispute that Zimmerman killed Martin, the legal debate regarding what transpired on that fateful day centered around whether or not the defendant’s actions were "necessary to prevent imminent death or great bodily harm."

According to the jury, they were.

What do you think: Was justice served?