Gerald Stanley, the man charged with the second degree murder of 22-year-old Indigenous man Colten Boushie, in the summer of 2016 testified as is own defense yesterday.
The trial resumes Tuesday from Battleford with closing arguments.
Stanley told the jury that he and his son heard an SUV with a flat tire drive into his farm near Biggar in August 2016, and then heard one of their all-terrain vehicles start and thought it was being stolen.
He said he fired his gun into the air to scare them off, then approached the S-U-V and was trying to reach for the keys when the gun went off, killing Boushie.
Stanley claimed he did not mean to shoot anyone and that he never pulled the trigger.