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George Zimmerman

Shops For Tactical Shotgun

8/22/2013 5:00 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

0822-george-zimmerman-Kel-Tec-tmzGeorge Zimmerman was on the hunt today -- for a shotgun ... TMZ has learned.

Zimmerman went to Kel-Tec in Cocoa, Florida ... a gun manufacturing company.  We're told he was asking questions about the legality of buying a shotgun -- specifically, the Kel-Tec KSG.

The gun in question is a tactical shotgun, often used for home defense.  It holds 12 rounds of 12 gauge shells.

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And this is interesting ... Kel-Tec manufactures the PF-9 gun -- the pistol Zimmerman used to kill Trayvon Martin.

We're told the owner's son took Zimmerman on a tour of the grounds, including the area where the firearms are assembled.   The photo of Zimmerman and an employee (above) was taken inside the assembly plant.

It's unclear if he actually bought the shotgun while he was there.



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5:40 PM PT -- We were initially told that Zimmerman's attorney Mark O'Mara was with him at Kel-Tec, but O'Mara tells us that's not true ... he was in court all day today.

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Luvpopcorn    

Looking at that photo, I would like to take the butt end of a gun and smash his teeth in.

393 days ago
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memoody    

Zimmerman did what he had to do. I would do the same thing. In fact I am going to buy one of the kel tech ksg shotguns and I am prepared to use it!. SO WHEN THREE thugs who are killing people because they are bored, and **** like that thats happening all over the country. I WILL be prepared

393 days ago
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Auhsikaot11    

Why doesn't TMZ tell us how they got that photo, or why it was taken? I sure bet Zimmerman was willing to let his location and picture be broadcasted like that, especially when TMZ has run gems like "Family Zimmerman saved- WAS WHITE".

393 days ago
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Auhsikaot11    

Why doesn't TMZ tell us how they got that photo, or why it was taken? I sure bet Zimmerman was willing to let his location and picture be broadcasted like that, especially when TMZ has run gems like "Family Zimmerman saved- WAS WHITE".

393 days ago
620.

sonia    

He should spend more time learning how not to be a *****. That way, he could defend himself like a man and not have to kill a teenager who was kicking his ass

392 days ago
621.

sonia    

He should spend more time learning how not to be a *****. That way, next time he's jumped by a teenager, he could defend himself like a man and not have to pull out a firearm and use lethal force

392 days ago
622.

matt    

He should spend more time learning how not to be a *****, then he wouldn't need a gun to prevent a teenager kicking his ass

392 days ago
623.

matt    

He should spend more time learning how not to be a *****. If he could defend himself like a man and not get his ass kicked by a teenager maybe he wouldn't need a gun

392 days ago
624.

Neau    

Why is the son taking a picture with this walking deadman? Also why the hell are they both smiling so hard? should we be reading between the lines here?

392 days ago
625.

Harry    

That boy has been emboldened by the court decision.

384 days ago
626.

Destiny    

He likes to kill children and teenagers don't be sad when your son or daughter doesn't come home

380 days ago
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