Prosecutors Discover There is No Trace of Trayvon Martin’s DNA on Zimmerman’s Gun

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By: Amanda Anderson-Niles

The Trayvon Martin case has been one of the biggest cases regarding race relations in this country we’ve seen in years. When the story first broke, many African Americans made it clear that they felt Trayvon was murdered by George Zimmerman in cold blood, just for being a black teenager in the wrong place, at the wrong time. And it was all because he wore a hoodie while being black in his father’s nice neighborhood. Although Zimmerman did face charges, many weren’t sure if there would be enough evidence to show that Trayvon was killed recklessly at the hands of George Zimmerman. Throughout the entire case, Zimmerman claimed that he had killed Martin due to self-defense. He claimed that a violent physical altercation between him and the teen took place, and that it was Martin’s reach for the gun that prompted Zimmerman to take his life.

Well according to some newly released information from the prosecutors, DNA is not backing up that theory.

The prosecutors of the case have informed the media that they could find no DNA belonging to Trayvon Martin on George Zimmerman’s gun.

Here’s the report:

Authorities conducted DNA tests on the slide, trigger, grip and holster of the automatic pistol Zimmerman used to kill the 17-year-old unarmed teenager in February in Sanford, Fla.

The tests by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement excluded Trayvon as a possible contributor for DNA found on the gun’s grip but were unable to determine whether his DNA was on the other parts of the weapon.

DNA on the slide showed the presence of one male individual, but it could not be matched to anyone. DNA belonging to Zimmerman was also found on the gun holster, but Martin’s could not be matched.

Now of course, this doesn’t mean it’s a done deal for George Zimmerman unfortunately. All he and his attorneys have to do is convince the jury that Trayvon Martin reached for the gun. And according to his attorney, he doesn’t think that requires Martin’s DNA to be found on the gun.

But it’s still possible that these findings could be enough to show that George Zimmerman lied about Trayvon reaching for his gun. And that could make it even more difficult for him to prove that he killed Trayvon because he was in fear for his life.


  1. I really do hope this is enough for Zimmerman to be found guilty. I do believe that man killed him for absolutely no other reason than him being a racist fool.

  2. I’m trying to understand why I didn’t hear about this? This is a big deal! Are black folks just not caring anymore about this story? It sure does seem that way. I guess it was cool to care about it when everyone else did. Smh.

    1. I think the big news organizations aren’t following the case like they did before. The high emotions have calmed down. Because I didn’t even hear this myself. I’m glad UB posted it though.

  3. Of course they didn’t find any of Trayvon’s DNA. That’s because Zimmerman was lying through his teeth. He killed that boy because he wanted to. Smh.

  4. Smh. They need to lock George up and throw away the key. He’s a menace to society and too dangerous to be placed back on the streets,

  5. It’s a sad day in America when you have to go through this much red tape and media exposure for justice smh. He chased him down and killed him in cold’s just that simple.

  6. This just broke my heart. It only confirmed that that man killed someone’s child in cold blood. The self defense stuff was nothing but lies. It’s so sad that people can hate people they don’t even know so much because of their race. I hope justice is served.

  7. Wearing a “Hoodie” does not define a persons character. I do not feel it was a racist attack by any means. Tho I do believe that George was just trying to be a bully and thought he could walk on over to the young teen & taunt him. I think it’s pathetic that George would say the a 17 year old high school student weighing 75+ pounds LESS than him. George was off duty. George was advised TWICE by the 911 operator to not follow “stalk” to teen and to just walk away. Never once did you hear them arguing while he was on the phone. Trayvon didn’t even pay George any attention as he was walking home. It all could have been avoided if George just left the boy alone & followed orders from the police and stayed in his truck like he was suppose to do. And PS; I seen the aftermath pictures of George and there are no real injuries. Just admit that you got beat up by a boy 10+ years younger then you and you got embarrassed. I hope justice serves you right George. You belong in a cell with Casey Anthony you selfish ass hole.
    ** just needed to vent my frustration, tho I could go on for days about him.
    *** RIP Trayvon, may you find peace in Heaven and may your spirits taught George for not allowing you the right to live the life of a man. My heart breaks that you will never experience being a father, an uncle, a husband and so much more!!!
    I hope you atleast got to enjoy your Tea and skittles before you were ripped off this earth!

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