On one call to a non-emergency dispatch number, according to Julison, Zimmerman says, “He’s checking me out,” and then, “This guy looks like he’s on drugs, he’s definitely messed up.”
“There’s a real suspicious guy. This guy looks like he’s up to no good, on drugs or something,” Zimmerman can be heard telling the dispatcher.
“These a**holes always get away,” he adds.
The dispatcher is heard trying to discourage Zimmerman, asking, “Are you following him?.. Okay, we don’t need you to do that.”
Within minutes, however, 911 calls are being made to police reporting the two are fighting.
“They’re wrestling right in the back of my porch,” one frantic caller says. “The guy’s yelling help and I’m not going out.”
On a second call someone’s screams for help can be heard and what sounds like two gunshots.
The caller’s boyfriend shouts, “Get down,” and after the second apparent gunshot the shouts for help cease, Julison told ABC News.
“There’s gun shots. Uh, I’m pretty sure the guy is dead out here, holy sh**,” a caller says into the phone.
Police in Sanford initially told Martin’s family that Zimmerman had not been arrested because he had a “squeaky clean” record, according to Tracy Martin. Zimmerman had been arrested in 2005 on charges of resisting arrest with violence and battery on a law enforcement officer, according to court records. Those charges were later dropped.
“Do we really believe that if Trayvon Martin would have pulled the trigger, he would not be arrested?” said Benjamin Crump, the Martin family’s attorney. “This is obviously a cover-up, and we need a sweeping overhaul of the Sanford Police Department.”
You can listen to the George Zimmerman 911 call here.
You can listen to another 911 call in which you can apparently hear the shooting take place here.
Source: ABC News