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Jury selection enters Day 3 in Zimmerman trial

George Zimmerman, left, watches with co-counsel Don West in Seminole circuit court during jury selection in Zimmerman's trial, in Sanford, Fla., Tuesday, June 11, 2013. Zimmerman has been charged with second-degree murder for the 2012 shooting death of Trayvon Martin.(AP Photo/Orlando Sentinel, Joe Burbank, Pool) Photo: Image by AP

Jury selection enters Day 3 in Zimmerman trial

By Barry Miller. CREATED Jun 12, 2013

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) - Attorneys trying to find a jury in George Zimmerman's trial for shooting an unarmed teen stopped questioning a man in his 20s after he gave answers that indicated he wouldn't be impartial.
   
The juror is known as "R-39" because potential jurors can be identified only by their numbers. He said Wednesday that "murder is murder," even if it's self-defense.
   
The juror left the courtroom without defense attorneys asking questions. He was the 17th juror questioned by attorneys over three days.
   
Zimmerman is pleading not guilty to second-degree murder. He says he shot Trayvon Martin in self-defense.