Amy Cornell of the District Attorney's office said Ellis' next step is a June 3 preliminary hearing at the Palo Alto courthouse, during which a judge will decide whether or not a full trial will occur.
Besides attempted murder, Ellis faces charges of violation of a protective order resulting in physical injury, corporal injury to a spouse or cohabitant, terrorist threats, domestic violence, brandishing a deadly weapon, and obstructing use of a wireless telephone used to summon law enforcement.
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