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Trial to begin for man accused of shooting wife

ATLANTA (AP) - A man accused of shooting his wife eight times outsider the couple's Sandy Springs apartment is set to go on trial this week.

Jury selection started Monday in the case of 43-year-old Michael Parson. He is accused of shooting his wife, 41-year-old Adina Parson, in April 2012. She was hit eight times and suffered injuries to her head, arms, torso and legs.

Adina Parson survived but is still critically impaired.

Michael Parson faces charges of attempted murder, aggravated battery and possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony.

During the investigation, detectives determined Michael Parson was a suspect. He was arrested in Texas in May 2012, and was extradited to Georgia.

Opening statement in the case are expected to begin Tuesday.

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