Verdict reached in George Zimmerman trial

Zimmerman accused in Trayvon Martin's death

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SANFORD, Fla. - Jurors reached a verdict late Saturday in the George Zimmerman trial.

Jurors acquitted Zimmerman in Trayvon Martin's death. It took jurors more than 15 hours over two days to reach a verdict.

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Zimmerman shot and killed Martin in February 2012 as the 17-year-old was returning from a store while visiting his father and his father's fiancée at the same townhome complex where Zimmerman lived in Sanford. Zimmerman said he shot Martin in self-defense.

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