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Zimmerman’s Father Testifies It Was His Son Screaming On 911 Call

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Defendant George Zimmerman leaves the courtroom during a recess during his murder trial during his murder trial in Seminole circuit court on July 10, 2013 in Sanford, Fla. (credit: Joe Burbank-Pool/Getty Images)

Defendant George Zimmerman leaves the courtroom during a recess during his murder trial during his murder trial in Seminole circuit court on July 10, 2013 in Sanford, Fla. (credit: Joe Burbank-Pool/Getty Images)

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SANFORD, Fla. (CBS/AP) — George Zimmerman’s father has taken the witness stand as defense attorneys are winding down their presentation in his second-degree murder trial.

Robert Zimmerman Sr. was called to the witness stand Wednesday to testify that it’s his son’s voice screaming on a 911 call that captured the fight between Zimmerman and Trayvon Martin.

The defendant’s father said after hearing the 911 call he was certain it was his son’s screams heard on the call. He told prosecutors he listened to the recording at least six times.

Zimmerman’s mother was the first witness called in the defense’s case. She also testified her son’s voice was yelling for help on the 911 call.

Zimmerman is charged with second-degree murder. He is pleading not guilty, claiming self-defense.

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