(Reuters) - George Zimmerman, the Florida neighborhood watch volunteer who shot and killed unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin in February, is in police custody, NBC News and CNN reported on Wednesday.

Florida special prosecutor Angela Corey, who is investigating the case, has a press conference on the Trayvon Martin shooting scheduled for 6 p.m. EDT.

(Reporting By Dan Burns; Editing by Eric Beech)

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