A former convict on parole who is accused of shooting a 7-year-old girl six times at point-blank range is about to learn more about his legal fate.

Calvin Tillie is charged with two counts of assault with intent to commit murder, along with other offenses.

A Detroit judge is expected to determine Thursday whether there is enough evidence to bind the 29-year-old Tillie over for trial in Wayne Circuit Court.

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An effort to reach Tillie's lawyer, Kim Basen Michon, before business hours on Thursday was not successful.

Alexis Goggins was shot when she threw herself between a gun and her mother in December. She lost her right eye and underwent six surgeries.

Despite Alexis' efforts, her mother, Seliethia Parker, was shot twice.