(Reuters) - The Florida special prosecutor investigating the shooting death of unarmed black teenager Trayvon Martin plans to charge the shooter, George Zimmerman, in the incident, The Washington Post reported on Wednesday.

Citing an unnamed law enforcement official close to the investigation, the Post reported on its website that prosecutor Angela Corey could announce the charges as early as Wednesday. The report did not say what charges Corey would bring against Zimmerman.

Reuters could not immediately confirm the report.

(Reporting By Dan Burns; Editing by Sandra Maler)