A Roanoke Rapids man is now behind bars on attempted murder charges.
30 Year old Antonio Garrett has been arrested. Authorities say back in may Garrett allegedly got into a fight with his girlfriend, during the argument he pulled out a gun and shot her in the face. Garrett then drove the victim to the hospital and told deputies she was shot during a drive by shooting.
The Halifax County Sheriff's Office tells us the victim had been abused by Garrett before.
Garrett was placed in the Halifax County Jail Under A $250,000.00 bond and his first court date is set for May 6, 2009.