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Jamaine Hill testifies on own behalf in court Wednesday

Jamaine Hill took the stand on Wednesday (WNWO).

The man accused of shooting a police officer in the face testified on his own behalf.

Jamaine Hill spoke in court, trying to get jurors to believe the bullets he fired were meant for an intruder and not the detective.

Gina Shubeta is a paramedic, and was working the night Toledo Police Detective Jason Picking was shot in the line of duty last November.

She recalled what happened to jurors.

"I don't know where the bullet is at this time. I don't know if it's in his brain or in his spine or causing more internal injuries."

Picking was shot in the face while serving a search warrant to a home on Caroline Avenue in West Toledo.

Accused shooter, Jamaine Hill, sat in court as other recounted the aftermath of his actions. Including Detective Scott Moscartz.

"I was helpless. I couldn't do nothing. How'd that make you feel? Terrible."

Hill has repeatedly told officers he didn't know he was shooting at police.

The defense is telling jurors Hill's home was broken into months before and he was on heavy medicine the night police raided his home.

Tears weren't enough for the prosecution, though.

Lawyers began pointing out the defendant's criminal history, and the state also didn't hold back when questioning the defendant about inconsistencies in his testimony.

"It took you 34 minutes to finally admit the location of the gun?"

Both parties agree the defendant pulled the trigger, but if he meant to shoot a police officer, that will determine his punishment.

"I'm not lying I'm telling the truth," said Hill.

Detective Picking, who returned to work April 1st, testified in court Wednesday.

He is In need of reconstructive surgery, and did not want to be shown on camera.

Closing arguments for the trial will begin Thursday.

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