George Zimmerman Audio Alleges Trayvon Martin Threatened His Life

Jury hears tape of what George Zimmerman said the night Trayvon Martin died.
1:42 | 07/01/13

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Next we turn to a critical day in the trial of george mmerman. The jury heard audio in his own words telling about the night trayvon was killed and then the lead detective took the stand, so many riding on what he said. Reporter: George himmerman didn't take the stand today but his voice filled the courtroom. He kept stairing at me and looking around. Reporter: For the first time zimmerman's reenactment of the shooting. He was like this and I shot him. I didn't think I hit him. He sat up and he said, you got me. orter: THE MAN IN THE Circle is lead homicide investigator who would eventually recommend manslaughter charges against him. He concluded that had zimmerman not gotten out of the car and then walked up this path and not identified himself to martin all of this could have been avoided. He asked zimmerman. Trayvon, trayvon? He was born in 1994, february 5. He was 17-year-old. A kid with a future. A kid with folks that care. Reporter: The prosecution painstakingly chipping away at zimmerman's claim of self-defense, arguing he instigated the fight because he followed martin. I wasn't following him. I was just going in the same direction he was. That's following. Reporter: After hours of testimony he admitted zimmer 34567b's story was remarkably consistent. If we could take it off the table just for the purposes of this next question, do you think he was telling the truth? Yes. Matt gutman abc news. We head overseas tonight, a

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