(NEWSER) – George Zimmerman's defense team is painting an unflattering picture of Trayvon Martin through his text messages, which it released yesterday—and they contain a haunting warning from a friend: "Boy don’t get one planted in ya chest," the friend writes. The text came three months before Trayvon was shot, the Miami Heraldreports. The same friend earlier said Trayvon was "turning into a lil hoodlum." ("No not at all," Trayvon replied.) In another text, Trayvon says he was suspended from school over fighting; later, he says he fought a friend who "snitched on me." "I lost da 1st round :) but won da 2nd nd 3rd," he says.
Posted Friday, May 24th 2013 @ 8am by By Matt Cantor, Newser Staff