In a recent interview with Yahoo!, controversial boxing legend Mike Tyson said that he believes George Zimmerman, the man who killed Trayvon Martin in an act that he claims was self-defense, should be shot.
“My personal feeling is that, as a young kid that was beat on by a bully, the guy [Zimmerman] stalked him and didn't follow instructions from a superior officer. But my all-around perspective, I wasn't there. I don't know what happened. Even though this is the best country in the world, certain laws in this country are a disgrace to a nation of savages. It's a majority versus a minority. That's the way God planned it. He didn't want to do something about it, He wanted us to do something about it. We have to continue tweeting, we have to continue marching, we have to continue fighting for Trayvon Martin. If that's not the case, he was killed in vain, and we're just waiting for it to happen to our children. It's a disgrace that man hasn't been dragged out of his house and tied to a car and taken away. Forget about him being arrested—the fact that he hasn't been shot yet is a disgrace. That's how I feel personally about it. [Laughs]”
Zimmerman, a local neighborhood-watch captain, killed the 17-year-old Martin over a month, in what he claims was an act of self-defense. Many were outraged that Zimmerman had not been charged despite the slaying occurring over a month ago, however he was taken into custody today after officially being charged with second-degree murder yesterday.