The day after he killed Trayvon Martin, George Zimmerman showed up at a doctors office with a broken nose, two black eyes and two small cuts on the back of his head, ABC News reported Tuesday.
According to medical records obtained by the network, he also had a minor back injury. Zimmerman takes Temazepam, an insomnia medication, and Adderall which is prescribed for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder or narcolepsy medications that can cause side effects such as agitation and mood swings, but in fewer than 10 percent of patients, ABC reported.
The three-page medical report prepared by a physician near Sanford showed that Zimmerman declined to go to the hospital and did not get follow up care, ABC said. He also complained of stress and nausea.
The medical records were among 67 compact discs of evidence turned over Monday to defense attorney Mark OMara. By law, the prosecution must now provide the evidence to the media as well, but State Attorney Angela Coreys office said it needs time to review the records and black out sensitive information.
Zimmerman was charged with second-degree murder for the Feb. 26 killing. Zimmerman says Trayvon attacked him, and he was forced to shoot in self defense.
The records could become a pivotal element in the defense, which contends the killing was a justifiable homicide. If Zimmerman can demonstrate that he was in reasonable fear for his life, a judge could toss out the case before it reaches a jury.
The Duval County State Attorney handling the case claims Zimmerman profiled Trayvon and confronted him.
No trial date has been set.