PANAMA CITY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - Jurors hearing the case of a man accused of the attempted murder in the shooting of an FWC officer in 2015 heard from the other suspect in the case Wednesday.
Lachlan Akins took to the stand inside the Bay County Courthouse to testify against Samuel Reager. Akins is a witness for prosecutors since he took a plea deal.
However, the defense argued Akins is the one who pulled the trigger, injuring the officer.
In court attorneys questioned Akins about his talks with investigators after the incident.
Akins also spoke about what he heard during the shooting. He spoke about Reager allegedly having a warrant out for his arrest in Michigan.
Akins came down to our area from Michigan with Reager.
Jurors also heard testimony from a Panama City police officer. The officer responded to a burglary call at the home where it's alleged Reager and Akins hid after fleeing from a boat in the Cove area of Panama City.
David Brady, the FWC officer who was shot testified on Tuesday that he believed Reager was the one who shot him.
If convicted, Reager could face up to life in prison.