On Friday, a newly selected jury gathered in a Juneau courtroom to hear testimony from first responders to a call about police officers shot while on duty in Hoonah, Alaska in 2010. A handful of local law enforcement officers, volunteers and EMT's told their stories, providing the jury with information about the aftermath of the Aug. 28 shooting. John N. Marvin Jr. is the defendant.
According to the Juneau Empire, Arlen Skaflestad, a reserve officer with the Hoonah Police Department; Hoonah Fire Chief Bill Wolfe; Hoonah police officer Paul Comolli; volunteer firefighter Owen James and Alaska Wildlife Trooper Andy Savland all testified about the chaotic events that unfolded immediately after the shootings.
Martin was arrested following an an armed standoff. He is accused of the murder of Hoonah police officers Matt Tokuoka and Tony Wallace.