Video shows Zimmerman's account of fatal fight

Video shows Zimmerman's account of fatal fight

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SANFORD, FL- APRIL 20: George Zimmerman (L) speaks on the stand as he answers questions from his his attorney Mark O'Mara in a Seminole County courtroom during his bond hearing on April 20, 2012 in Sanford, Florida. Trayvon Martin was shot by George Zimmerman, a member of a neighborhood watch in Sanford, Florida, who has been charged with second degree murder in the shooting. Bail was set at $150,000 for Zimmerman and he could be released from jail as early as April 21. (Photo by Gary Green/The Orlando Sentinel-Pool/Getty Images)

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Associated Press

Posted on June 21, 2012 at 8:00 AM

Updated Thursday, Jun 21 at 8:45 AM

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — A newly-released video shows Florida neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman at the scene of Trayvon Martin's fatal shooting a day later giving police a blow-by-blow account of his fight with the teen.

On the 20-minute tape aired by ABC's "Good Morning America" on Thursday, Zimmerman says Martin saw his gun and reached for it as the two scuffled on the sidewalk at a gated apartment community in Sanford. That's when Zimmerman says he pulled the gun and shot the teenager.

The tape shows two butterfly bandages on the back of Zimmerman's head and another on his nose. There are red marks on the front of his head.

Zimmerman says Martin kept "slamming and slamming" his head on the sidewalk as they fought.

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