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US Attorney General pledges thorough probe of Trayvon Martin shooting

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder on Wednesday promised a “thorough and independent” investigation by the Justice Department into the death of the black youth Trayvon Martin who was killed by a neighborhood watch volunteer in Florida.

Speaking at length for the first time about the incident, which has been in the national news for weeks, the chief U.S. law enforcement official acknowledged concerns among the black community about Martin’s death.

“If we find evidence of a potential federal criminal civil rights crime, we will take appropriate action,” Holder said in remarks to the National Action Network, which was founded by Rev. Al Sharpton, who has championed the cause of Martin, who was black.

Holder said the FBI was assisting local law enforcement officials who are weighing whether to bring charges against the shooter, George Zimmerman, a neighborhood watch member who is a white Hispanic.

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