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George Zimmerman spotted shopping for Kel-Tec shotgun

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zimmerman-1-0822Recently acquitted George Zimmerman was spotted in Cocoa, Fla., on Thursday shopping for a new gun.

Zimmerman was seen at a gun shop and was said to be asking questions about the legality of buying a shotgun — specifically, the Kel-Tec KSG, according to the gossip website TMZ .

The gun in question is a tactical shotgun, often used for home defense, TMZ noted.  It holds 12 rounds of 12 gauge shells and has a manufacturer’s suggested retail price of $1,197.

Kel-Tec is the same company that made the PF-9 gun that Zimmerman used to defend himself in an altercation with Trayvon Martin.

TMZ reported that Zimmerman was given a tour of the plant where the guns are assembled and had his picture taken with one of the employees. It’s not clear if he actually bought the shotgun while he was there.

Since being acquitted in the death of Trayvon Martin, Zimmerman and his family have received a steady stream of death threats.

Kel-Tec KSG

Tom Tillison


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