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Selma suspect faces attempted murder charges

A Selma resident is facing attempted murder charges.

Malik Carter, 20, is charged with attempted murder from an incident that occurred last weekend, according to Dallas County District Attorney Michael Jackson.

Bond for Carter was set at $250,000 and he remains in the Dallas County Jail. Jackson said Carter shot a victim in the neck

Dallas County District Court Judge Bob Armstrong appointed Cecil Fields as Carter’s attorney during an initial court appearance Wednesday.

Armstrong also set both a bond hearing and preliminary hearing for Carter on Dec. 3 at 1:30 p.m.  Armstrong said the extra time will allow Fields to review the case with Carter’s family. Jackson said the bond will remain at $250,000.