April 12th, 2012
10:22 PM ET

Trayvon Martin's brother: Starting to get justice

Anderson Cooper asked Trayvon Martin's mother and brother, Sybrina Fulton and Jahvaris, to describe what it was like to see George Zimmerman in custody. "It actually helps a little to see that the person who shot and killed Trayvon will be held accountable for what he has done," said his soft-spoken mother. "I'm relieved that it's happened. We, finally, are starting to get some justice for my brother. So I'm happy about that," said Jahvaris.

The family was accompanied by their lawyer, Benjamin Crump. He talked about the legal battle they're facing in the weeks and months ahead, "This the first base, really, in the true sense of the word...we're preparing ourselves for the long journey. It took us so long to just get to this point."

On the issue of Zimmerman getting released on Bond, Crump questioned whether he could be a flight risk. "We already saw a lot of erratic behavior on his part," he said.

Fulton was asked to clarify a comment she made earlier on another program calling the fatal shooting accidental. "It was taken out of context," she said. "The actual encounter was an accident...I think it was deliberate. He got out of that vehicle with the intent to shoot and kill my son, and that's what I believe, that's what I've said from the start, that he chased my son down like an animal and he killed him."

Jahvaris told Anderson what he would like people to know about his brother, "I would like them to remember that he wasn't this violent, confrontational person that George Zimmerman is making him out to be." "He was just a regular kid," he said.

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