Students protest for Trayvon Martin

Students spell out the initials of Trayvon Martin
Students spell out the initials of the unarmed 17-year-old killed in Florida. Credit: ITV News

Students from 15 schools across Miami have walked out of their classes and converged in an American football stadium to protest against the murder of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.

Trayvon Martin was shot dead by 28-year-old George Zimmerman, a neighbourhood watch volunteer who said he suspected Martin of mischief.

Trayon was unarmed: carrying a bag of sweets and a can of iced tea when he was killed.

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Video of Martin suspect emerges

CCTV footage of George Zimmerman, the man who shot teenager Trayvon Martin, has been published by ABC News.