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Zimmerman makes appearance at gun show

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ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. (WSVN) -- Sanford shooter, George Zimmerman, is causing controversy at a gun show in Central Florida.

The former neighborhood watch captain smiled as he shook hands and signed autographs at a scaled-down version of the New Orlando Gun Show on Saturday.

The original venue canceled after receiving negative feedback.

"They told us they canceled for community pressure. They were getting phone calls and backlash and didn't want that kind of person there," said gun show organizer Mike Piwowarski.

The gun show organizer said he supported Zimmerman during his trial for the shooting death of Trayvon Martin.

Zimmerman offered to return the favor, leading to the gun show appearance.

Fewer than 20 people are said to have showed up to meet zimmerman.

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