Just days after George Zimmerman was acquitted in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, he helped save a family in a flipped SUV. Is the rescue move enough to cast Zimmerman as a hero rather than a villain in the eyes of the public? A TMZ camera guy posed the question to Superman’s “Man of Steel,” Henry Cavill.
Watch the video to see Henry’s response.
According to the Seminole County Sheriff’s Office, a family of four riding in a blue Ford Explorer SUV ran off the road and rolled over. The accident occurred in Sanford, FL.
When the SCSO officers arrived, Zimmerman and another man had already pulled the parents and two children from the vehicle. No injuries were reported.
Zimmerman, who was not considered a witness, touched base with the officers before leaving the scene.
Since Zimmerman was acquitted in the shooting death of unarmed teen Martin, protests have erupted across the country. High profile celebs like Jamie Foxx, Beyoncé and Jay-Z have shown public support for Trayvon’s mother and her search for justice.
The SCSO has also released the 911 calls in the weeks and months leading up to the fatal shooting. Zimmerman, a Neighborhood Watch member, can be heard complaining to the operator about "suspicious characters" seen "loitering" in his neighborhood, after a series of break-ins. Here is an example: