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Appellant Ricardo Jalomo Lopez appeals from his conviction for aggravated assault. By two issues he urges that his challenge of a juror was improperly denied and that he received ineffective assistance from his trial counsel. We affirm.

BACKGROUND

Appellant was indicted by a Hale County grand jury for the offense of aggravated assault. See Tex. Pen. Code Ann. � 22.02(a)(2) (Vernon 1994). The indictment arose from an incident in which appellant met Herlinda Esparza at a dance, took her in his car to “get a drink,” and then stopped on a rural road and allegedly choked and hit her. Esparza graphically described appellant’s placing an extension cord around her neck from behind, telling her that he was going to kill her, and tightening the cord so that she blacked out and had residual red rings on her neck.

 
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