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Friday, August 23, 2013

George Zimmerman is all smiles and shotguns

Posted By on Fri, Aug 23, 2013 at 2:14 PM

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George Zimmerman, a month after his acquittal in the killing of unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin and last seen evading a speeding ticket somewhere in Texas, decided a trip to Kel-Tec—the company that manufactured the PF-9 he used to shoot Trayvon—was in order, and the Cocoa company apparently rolled out the red carpet, according to TMZ (and there’s a phrase—“according to TMZ”—I heretofore have managed to go my entire professional career without using; thanks, George):

Zimmerman went to Kel-Tec in Cocoa, Florida ... a gun manufacturing company.  We're told he was asking questions about the legality of buying a shotgun—specifically, the Kel-Tec KSG.The gun in question is a tactical shotgun, often used for home defense. It holds 12 rounds of 12 gauge shells.

This is the gun Zimmerman either bought or wants to buy.

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According to TMZ—there it is again—“the owner's son took Zimmerman on a tour of the grounds, including the area where the firearms are assembled.”

A hero’s welcome, then.

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