Bill O’Reilly On Trayvon Martin Case: Feds Are Involved And ‘We Hope That Justice Is Done, Absolutely’

Fox News’ Bill O’Reilly invited network legal analyst Kimberly Guilfoyle onto The Factor to discuss the role Florida’s “Stand Your Ground” law has been playing in the case of Trayvon Martin.

Rather than forcing one to retreat if one feels that one’s life is in immediate danger, she explained, the Florida law allows individuals to “stand their ground” and defend themselves using deadly force “if necessary.”

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O’Reilly played a portion of neighborhood watchman George Zimmerman‘s call to 911 before he pursued — and eventually shot — the teen. Zimmerman told the dispatcher that Martin “looks like he’s up to no good or he’s on drugs or something,” later adding that he had “something in his hand.”

Then, he played another 911 call from a neighbor, on which screaming and a gunshot can be heard.

Fellow panelist Lis Wiehl seemed visibly upset over the story, emphasizing that Martin had merely been carrying candy and an ice-tea at the time he’d been shot

“What you have,” Guilfoyle explained, “is just people saying what they heard at the time, but there’s key evidence that could come into both this criminal investigation and a civil wrongful death lawsuit if it is brought. Keep in mind there are two joint investigations.”

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