Witness speaks at preliminary hearing for alleged Leilani shooter

JOHN BURNETT/Tribune-Herald Ethan Edwards turns to ask a question of Judge Harry Freitas Thursday in Hilo District Court.
JOHN BURNETT/Tribune-Herald John William "Bill" Hubbard, left, appears June 4 in Hilo District Court with Deputy Public Defender Michael Ebesugawa.

A 36-year-old Pahoa man who faced down the barrel of a handgun that fired at least two gunshots in lava-ravaged Leilani Estates on May 29 testified he was “afraid for his life” during the incident.