Judge Franklin G. Baker examines the toy gun carried by Brandon Morales, whose apartment was the scene of the shooting, during the trial for James Menard, 24, for the shooting of their son Jake Couture on January 1, 2010. The trial continues Thursday at 9 a.m. at the Collier County Courthouse. Menard faces a maximum life sentence in prison if convicted of second-degree murder in the case. Prosecutors recently added third degree-murder to the list of charges Menard faces, along with two counts of attempted second-degree murder and two counts of armed trespass. Manuel Martinez/Staff.