According to officials, authorities will bring criminal charges against George Zimmerman in the Trayvon Martin case.


NBC reports, “The special prosecutor in the Trayvon Martin case will announce criminal charges against George Zimmerman on Wednesday, a law enforcement official told NBC News.The nature of the charges wasn’t immediately known, the official told NBC News Justice Department correspondent Pete Williams, speaking on condition of anonymity. But because Angela Corey — the special prosecutor appointed by Florida Gov. Rick Scott to re-examine the case — previously announced that she wouldn’t take the case to a grand jury, first-degree murder is not an option. Corey’s office confirmed that a news conference would be at 6 p.m. ET in Jacksonville, Fla.”

Celebrity Parents react Via Twitter:

@ReaganGomez(mom of two):“So charges will be filed against #Zimmerman. To think, it only took national protests, over 2million signatures & extensive media coverage.”

@TichinaArnold(mom of one): “God is a GOOD & MERCIFUL God. I’m reading that George Zimmerman will be brought 2 justice. Now let’s pray that God has mercy on HIM.”

@Russell Simmons(dad of two): Very proud of the work @GlobalGrind has done seeking justice for Trayvon! Zimmerman to be charged


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