George Zimmerman may be in the market for a shotgun.
TMZ reported Zimmerman was inquiring about a Kel-Tec KSG shotgun -- a weapon typically used for home defense -- when he went to the Kel-Tec headquarters in Cocoa, Fla., on Thursday. Kel-Tec is the same manufacturer of the pistol Zimmerman used to killed Trayvon Martin on the night of Feb. 26, 2012, in Sanford, Fla.
The Kel-Tec Shotgun is described as a 6.9-pound weapon that is "as compact as legally possible" at 26 inches overall and with an 18.5-inch cylinder bore barrel. It holds "an impressive" 12 rounds.
While at the arms establishment, Zimmerman took a tour of the grounds and even posed for a photo with the Kel-Tec owner's son. That photo was obtained and posted by TMZ.
CNN confirmed with Zimmerman's brother, Robert, that it is George in the photo.
The network noted that although the Kel-Tec facility in Cocoa contains a shooting range, it does not sell guns. It is unclear if Zimmerman made any sort of order.
A representative for Kel-Tec could not be immediately reached for comment.
This is not the only time Zimmerman has made headlines for firearms since he was acquitted for murder. Last month, he was pulled over for speeding in Texas. He had a gun in his glove compartment at the time of the stop.
In July, Zimmerman was found not guilty in the shooting death of unarmed, 17-year-old Martin. Following the acquittal, his attorney Mark O'Mara revealed Zimmerman would get his gun back. O'Mara said there's "even more reason now" for his client to carry a weapon because "there are a lot of people out there who actually hate him."
UPDATE: Zimmerman's legal team has spoken out against his decision to visit the Kel-Tec facility.
“We certainly would not have advised him to go to the factory that made the gun that he used to shoot Trayvon Martin through the heart,” Shawn Vincent, a spokesman for attorney Mark O’Mara, told Yahoo! News Friday afternoon. “That was not part of our public relations plan.”
Adding, “From that perspective, we are George’s legal representation, but I don’t think he takes our advice on how he lives his life or what factories he decides to tour. We represented him in court. We got the verdict that we believe is just, and the rest of George’s life is up to George.”
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