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Jurors adjourn for the day, no verdict in Zimmerman case

Jurors reportedly asked the judge for a list of all the evidence exhibits that were presented in George Zimmerman's murder trial.

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The jury must now decide if George Zimmerman is guilty of second degree murder, manslaughter, or not guilty. (Joe Burbank/AFP/Getty Images)

George Zimmerman's fate is now in the hands of six Florida women after both the prosecution and defense laid out two very different theories of what happened that rainy February night.

Zimmerman admits he shot 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in a Sanford, Fla., housing complex but maintains he did so in self defense after Martin attacked him. 

Prosecutors have portrayed Zimmerman as an overzealous neighborhood watch volunteer and a "wannabe cop" who profiled and targeted Martin.

Jurors slipped into a room on Friday afternoon to decide which version of events was the truth on that dark rainy night.

They adjourned a little over three hours later for the day without reaching a verdict.

After just two hours of deliberations, the jury made their first request to the judge and attorneys - asking for a list of all evidence exhibits with descriptions, reports the Orlando Sentinel.

There are three possible verdicts.

Jurors will decide whether Zimmerman, 29, is guilty of second-degree murder, guilty of manslaughter or not guilty.

A second-degree murder charge would require that the state prove Zimmerman had a "depraved mind" and "ill intent".

Zimmerman's attorney Mark O'Mara told the jury in closing arguments that the only possible outcome after hearing the evidence was "innocence. Pure, unadulterated innocence."

Prosecutor John Guy countered the argument and accused Zimmerman of telling "so many lies" and following the unarmed Martin through the dark complex.

"Isn't that every child's worst nightmare, to be followed on the way home in the dark by a stranger?" Guy said. "Isn't that every child's worst fear?"

According to the Associated Press, one juror appeared to wipe away a tear as Guy said nothing would ever bring back Martin.

A verdict in the closely watched case could come as early as Friday evening.

Police in Sanford are appealing to the public to stay peaceful no matter what the outcome.

"There is no party in this case who wants to see any violence," Seminole County Sheriff Don Eslinger said.

"We have an expectation upon this announcement that our community will continue to act peacefully."

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