The Washington Post reported right around 2 PM that George Zimmerman would be charged by state prosecutors in the shooting of teenager Trayvon Martin. The exact charges will be announced in a press conference at 6 PM ET.
Fox News reported the news at 2:13 PM, citing the Post, MSNBC reported the news at 2:19, citing its own reporting, and CNN reported the news at 2:24, citing the Post.
Sharpton, who was identified on MSNBC as the director of the National Action Network, also popped up on CNN with martin’s parents around 2:54 PM:
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