July 14, 2013
Minutes after George Zimmerman was found not guilty of second-degree murder  in the death of Trayvon Martin, police surrounded the community where the unarmed teen was shot and killed.
Police swarmed the Retreat at Twin Lakes, a gated community in Sanford, as a precaution following the verdict, which was delivered late Saturday after the jury deliberated for nearly 15 hours.no party in this case who wants to see any violence ,” Seminole County Sheriff Don Eslinger said immediately after jurors began deliberating. “We have an expectation upon this announcement that our community will continue to act peacefully.”
Zimmerman , 29, blinked and barely smiled as the verdict was read. Zimmerman’s wife, Shellie Zimmerman, had tears in her eyes after the six-member, all-woman jury delivered its verdict.