Fake News - George Zimmerman Arrested While Visiting Ferguson
August 26, 2014
The article: "George Zimmerman Arrested While Visiting Ferguson," published on fake or news satirical website: www.nationalreport.net, is NOT true. George Zimmerman was NOT arrested in Ferguson, Missouri and did not have an altercation outside of a Dunkin’ Donuts with two black teenagers. The fake news is spreading on the internet like wildfire.
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The Fake News: George Zimmerman Arrested While Visiting Ferguson
George Zimmerman Arrested While Visiting Ferguson
Florida neighborhood watchman George Zimmerman, who was acquitted in July of 2013 of all charges related to the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, was arrested Wednesday morning in Ferguson, Missouri after an altercation outside of a Dunkin’ Donuts, where Zimmerman allegedly aimed a handgun at two black teenagers who confronted him.
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