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A Florida police sergeant fired for possessing several so-called Trayvon Martin shooting targets is speaking out and says the targets were used as “no-shoot” tools during training.

Sgt. Ron King of Port Canaveral Police Department was fired Friday after an internal review investigated how he offered the hoodie paper shooting targets to two fellow officers, said John Walsh, interim CEO of the Canaveral Port Authority.

The officers, who saw King with the targets in his police vehicle, declined the offer, Walsh said

King fired back in a video posted online after he was fired saying that the intent begind the targets was misunderstood.

“I would like to start my statement by first apologizing to the family of Trayvon Martin for being used as a pawn in somebody’s political agenda,” King said in a video posted on YouTube.

King went on to say that the images were never intended to be…

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