Jury Selection Begins in George Zimmerman Trial

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SANFORD, Fla. — Self-defense or murder?

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George Zimmerman goes on trial in Sanford, Florida. (CNN/ June 10, 2013)

That’s the question at the heart of the trial of George Zimmerman, a neighborhood watch volunteer who killed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.

Monday marks the start of jury selection in Seminole County, Florida, where Martin was fatally shot on February 26, 2012.

The shooting put a national spotlight on Zimmerman’s hometown of Sanford and sparked fresh debates about race relations and gun laws in America.

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