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Trayvon Martin Case: George Zimmerman's attorney cancels April "stand your ground" hearing

George Zimmerman, right, arrives with his lead counsel, Mark O'Mara, for a hearing in Seminole circuit court, in Sanford, Fla., Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013. Zimmerman's attorneys presented a motion Tuesday asking Judge Debra Nelson to push the trial from mid-June back to November, but she denied the defense request to delay the trial. Zimmerman is accused of shooting Florida teenager Trayvon Martin last year. He has pleaded not guilty to second-degree murder charges. AP Photo/Orlando Sentinel, Pool, Joe Burbank

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George Zimmerman, right, arrives with his lead counsel, Mark O'Mara, for a hearing in Seminole circuit court, in Sanford, Fla., Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013.
AP Photo/Orlando Sentinel, Pool, Joe Burbank

(CBS/AP) - The attorney representing George Zimmerman told a judge Tuesday that he would not need the two weeks the court had set aside for a "stand your ground" immunity hearing beginning April 22.

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According to the Orlando Sentinel, Mark O'Mara did not specifically state that he planned to roll the hearing into Zimmerman's second-degree murder trial, as he has previously stated he hoped to do.

Zimmerman says he shot 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in self defense after they got into a fight in February 2012. He has pleaded not guilty.

Complete coverage of the Trayvon Martin case on CBS News

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