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Jurors deliberating in Zimmerman murder trial
SANFORD -- Jurors are deliberating the fate of George Zimmerman right now.
The defense pushed for the neighborhood watch volunteer's acquittal during closing arguments.
The state quickly followed saying Zimmerman should be locked away, leaving a jury to answer the question, "Was it self-defense or murder?"
No holds barred between a state prosecutor and George Zimmerman's defense attorney Friday.
Each tried to convince a jury how to decide George Zimmerman's fate.
"If that defendant had done only what he was supposed to do - see and call - none of us would be here."
"My client is not guilty of anything but protecting his life."
Zimmerman is charged with the second-degree murder of unarmed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.
During closing arguments Friday, Zimmerman's defense attorney Mark O'Mara asked jurors not to let their emotions sway their decision-making.
"It is a tragedy, truly. But you can't allow sympathy to feed into it."
The state gave it's closing arguments Thursday, but was given the chance to rebut the defense Friday afternoon...
"To the living we owe respect, but to the dead we owe the truth."
State prosecutor John Guy again claimed inconstancies in Zimmerman's story and says the 29-year-old was on a power-trip.
"Trayvon Martin may not have the defendants blood on his hands, but George Zimmerman will forever have Trayvon Martin's blood on his."
If the jury finds Zimmerman not guilty of second-degree murder, he could still be convicted of manslaughter.