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
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.