For those who may have asked the question, “What if Zimmerman’s and Martin’s roles had been reversed, what would have happened?” As it turns out, this has happened before – in New York, of all places. The man in question, Rodrick Scott, was exonerated because he clearly acted in self defense. -LD
…Rodrick Scott, a 42-year-old male, was charged with with manslaughter after shooting a 17-year-old to death. The teen – Chris Cervini – was breaking into a cars in Scott’s neighborhood with two other criminals. Scott confronted them with his gun drawn and two of the teens split, the other – Cervini – rushed at Scott. Although Scott forcefully told the would-be attacker to stop, he did not.
In fear for his life, Scott stopped the threat by shooting Cervini twice, killing him. Rodrick Scott was never touched by Cervini.
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