Attorney: Zimmerman defense fund website is real
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Updated 10:03 a.m., Tuesday, April 10, 2012
(AP) — An attorney for George Zimmerman on Tuesday confirmed the authenticity of a new website that allows supporters to donate money for the neighborhood watch volunteer who has admitted to fatally shooting an unarmed black teen in Florida. Zimmerman says he shot Martin in self-defense after following him in a gated community in Sanford on Feb. 26. The website described the shooting as "a life altering event" and said that any money raised will be used to pay for Zimmerman's living expenses and lawyers. A page on the site allows visitors to leave comments and make donations through Paypal or major credit cards.