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Trayvon Martin Shooting: George Zimmerman suffered two black eyes, broken nose, court documents say

George Zimmerman appears for a bond hearing at the John E. Polk Correctional Facility April 12, 2012 in Sanford, Florida. Zimmerman was charged yesterday with second degree murder in the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin who died Feb. 26, 2012. Getty Images/Gary Green/The Orlando Sentinel-Pool

Trayvon Martin: Evidence in case released
George Zimmerman appears for a bond hearing at the John E. Polk Correctional Facility April 12, 2012 in Sanford, Fla.
Getty Images/Gary Green/The Orlando Sentinel-Pool

(CBS/AP) MIAMI - Court records show George Zimmerman was treated for a broken nose and cuts after the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, CBS News has confirmed.

Pictures: George Zimmerman charged with murder

According to the documents released Tuesday, Zimmerman had a pair of black eyes, a nose fracture and two cuts to the back of his head after the Feb. 26 shooting.

ABC News reports the medical records were part of evidence that prosecutors have in the second-degree murder case against Zimmerman. He has entered a plea of not guilty and claims self-defense in the shooting.

Zimmerman was treated for his injuries on Feb. 27. Some of the injuries were previously reported by The Associated Press based on video of Zimmerman at a local jail.

Meanwhile, Martin's family and supporters claim the black teen was a victim of racial profiling. Zimmerman has claimed Martin attacked him and that he fired in self-defense.

Complete coverage of the Trayvon Martin case on CBS News

  • Edecio Martinez

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