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George Zimmerman Visited a Florida Gun Factory, Asked About Tactical Shotguns

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via Kel Tec
Zimmerman asked about buying this shotgun while visiting the Cocoa, Florida gun manufacturer.
After a jury acquitted George Zimmerman in the death of Miami teen Trayvon Martin, his attorneys went to great lengths to keep his whereabouts secret so he could keep a "low profile." But Zimmerman, it seems, wasn't quite as interested in leaving the limelight.

Three weeks after speeding through Texas with a gun in his truck, Zimmerman is back in the news for visiting the Florida weapons manufacturer that made the gun he used to kill Martin. Zimmerman asked about buying the company's tactical shotgun.

Zimmerman was spotted yesterday at Kel Tec, a Cocoa, Florida-based firm that makes "original, unique, high-performance firearms." Among those are the PF-9 pistol that Zimmerman used to kill Martin in the Sanford neighborhood where he acted as an unofficial watchman.

Kel Tec's owner's son posted a photo shaking Zimmerman's hand after giving him a tour of the facility, and employees tell TMZ he asked about buying the Kel Tec KSG, a shotgun that can hold 12 rounds of 12-gauge shells.

via Kel Tec
Before the Second Amendment drum-bangers leap into the comments section, yes, Zimmerman is a free man now and has every right to buy whatever new weapons he sees fit. He can tour every gun maker between Florida and California and blast some rounds at those hilarious cutouts that look like Osama bin Laden too.

The point isn't what Zimmerman legally can do; it's what he should be doing with his free time. In a state still emotionally split over the jury's decision in Martin's death, gladhanding at the same factory that made the gun that killed the unarmed teen is awfully close to screaming "fire" in a crowded theater.

Buy whatever guns you want, George. But could you wait a couple of months before shopping so publicly for a weapon that looks right out of the set for Punisher 3?

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drakemallard
drakemallard topcommenter

“Will the Real Robert Zimmerman Jr Please Stand Up? , for those who don’t remember, Jr was arrested for a first offense DWI (0.15-0.20%). Jr would like for all of his “friends” to pretend that this was just a small little citation but the truth of the matter is it was much worse. From the looks of it, Jr was having the time of his life when he was arrested. I have to wonder if Jr has a bit of an Adderall problem himself considering the fact that he is listed as weighing 240 pounds,10 pounds shy of George when he was arrested in 2005. There is quite a family resemblance between the Zimmerman boys 

http://thumbs.mugshots.com/gallery/images/cc/f6/Robert-Zimmerman-Jr-mugshot-27848202.400x800.jpg

http://dothprotesttoomuch.files.wordpress.com/2013/04/rzj-mugshot.jpg


FredF
FredF

The unique thing about this shotgun is it has 2 tubes, so you can load less than lethal (beanbag) rounds in one side and lethal 00 buck on the other, and switch between the 2.

(the only 1 I know of that can do this without reloading)


Or, Zimmerman was looking to purchase a shotgun that can be used with less than lethal rounds while being able to use deadly one if needed.


-How come the trayon supporters never talk about the beating he gave to zimmerman?


HarryTheHandyman
HarryTheHandyman topcommenter

BREAKING NEWS: ZIMMERMAN JUST TOOK A SHIT WHILE READING A FIREARMS MAGAZINE!

jhaberberger
jhaberberger

Amazing how the media is sticking to Zimmerman like glue and ignoring the other stories like the austrailian killed by three black teens, or the baby killed by a black teen in Savannah, GA. or the WWII vet just killed by two black teens. Aren't those racially motivated killings as well? WHERE IS THE OUTRAGE MEDIA , WHERE ARE THE CELEBRITIES COMMENTS! Racists are racists no matter what color their skin is.... How about some equal reporting media!

drakemallard
drakemallard topcommenter

My heart goes out to the Martin family.  And of course to the next family who suffers this kind of loss at Zimmerman's hands.



Americans are extremely brainwashed with pro-gun propaganda.
they have hard time thinking critically

Zimmerman was on various prescription drugs with known, violent side effects while acting as the neighborhood watch captain and on the night Martin died.It does further explain why he refused medical care that night though.”” this another reason the gun laws need some changing because people who are on these medication can and will harm others. They also can be so conniving around people that they want to keep on their side, just like men who abuse their other half and vice verse. They are okay right up to the minute they have harmed the innocent partner. That's the issue with the stand your ground  law. It's based on the shooter's perceptions determining his feelings of harm.


jjtwilliamson
jjtwilliamson

He has received thousands of death threats. It is sensible for him to assume that he may have to defend his life. 

drabbit
drabbit

@FredF   What, defending yourself with a gun is ok, but if a guy comes at you with a gun and he uses his fists he's a hoodie?  Guns are for cowards.

HarryTheHandyman
HarryTheHandyman topcommenter

@FredFThey bring it up every now and then. When they do, they say that Trayvon was simply standing his ground because George was following him, so it was OK for him to attack.

drabbit
drabbit

@jhaberberger   No one is defending the perpetrators in the cases you cite.  You guys stood up for Zimmerman.   That's a pretty straight forward difference.

drakemallard
drakemallard topcommenter

@jhaberberger 

Defense attorneys say Sherry West had "financial interest in the death of her son," Antonio Santiago, after she took out a life insurance policy before his savage murder in March, according to a pretrial motion.

"Other evidence of record suggests Sherry West is mentally unstable, gave several inconsistent accounts of how the crime transpired, and had a financial interest in the death of her son in the form of an insurance policy," public defender Kevin Gough said in a court motion filed


 All 3 males should be charged equally and all three should be pictured. This was a disgusting act by 2 black boys and 1 white boy. They are all 3 equally disgusting.

FredF
FredF

@drakemallard

our past Governor was on on prozac too.    (Lawton Chiles)

Drake, when was the last refill for his prozac?  He was prescribe that 3 years earlier... are you sure it was in his system?  


also, can you please explain the head wounds on Zimmerman, and none on Martin?    and who was the violent one?   practiced mma?  



 

drakemallard
drakemallard topcommenter

@jjtwilliamson 



Zimmerman had a long history of violence, including a restraining order for domestic violence, felony charges of resisting arrest, and assaulting an officer (the charge was pled down to a misdemeanor and then closed; Zimmerman's dad was a magistrate at the time). He was bounced from a job as a bouncer for being too aggressive with patrons, the New York Daily News reported. And a family member accused him of a pattern of sexual molestation. He wasn't convicted of any felony charges, which could have barred him from a gun license, but in some societies, people would determine that such a history makes someone less than an ideal candidate for the right to carry around a hidden loaded weapon.
 

FredF
FredF

@drakemallard @jjtwilliamson  

you know as well as I do those were dropped, and why the charges were filed.

its just a diversion from the truth.

-explain zimmerman's head wounds.

 

FredF
FredF

@drakemallard @jjtwilliamson  

and the fact that that particular shotgun can carry less than lethal round on one side, and buckshot on the other...  -so it could be used, if needed for non lethal defense.

+ saiga 12 would be faster, more lethal...  why pick the keltec then?  




drakemallard
drakemallard topcommenter

@jjtwilliamson@drakemallard

I am sure Zimmerman will be killing again, using the same defense.


OMG!!!! Now he is going to kill another innocent person, only this time with a shotgun. People really want this idiot and child killer in their neighbourhood? Someone arrest him and get him off the streets.Those who live by the gun shall die by the gun and in this case I hope I hope it true in George Zimm.... case. This man is a sick Funk and don't deserve to breathe the same air yet alone walk this earth. No one is safe with GZ not even white people I suspect.

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