Man accused of killing off-duty Tempe Fire captain Kyle Brayer takes the stand in his murder trial

PHOENIX (FOX 10) -- In a rare move, an accused killer took the stand in a Phoenix courtroom Wednesday, in his own defense.

Hezron Parks is charged with 2nd-degree murder, in the death of Tempe Fire Department captain Kyle Brayer. Brayer was shot and killed in 2018 in Old Town Scottsdale. The trial for Parks began earlier in June.

VIDEO: FOX 10's Jennifer Martinez reports.