Christopher Wirfs pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges he stalked a Boise woman and later shot her.
Wirfs appeared briefly before Ada County District Judge Richard Greenwood. The judge accepted his plea and set trial for March 28.
Wirfs, 35, is charged with aggravated battery, use of a deadly weapon, unlawful possession of a weapon by a convicted felon and resisting or obstructing officers.
Wirfs is accused of making repeated telephone calls to Makaela Zabel-Gravatt, 32, leaving threatening voice messages, sending her text messages and showing up at her place of employment and home. In one phone message, Wirfs allegedly threatened to kill Zabel-Gravatt, deputy Ada County Prosecutor Dan Dinger alleged at a previous hearing.
The incidents took place between July 7 and Sept. 12, the date Wirfs allegedly went to Zabel-Gravatt’s home in the 700 block of West Resseguie Street and shot her at least twice.
Wirfs allegedly showed up Sept. 12 at Ambitions Salon, where Zabel-Gravatt works, according to court documents. He was asked to leave and escorted out by another person. She was shot at her home later that day.
Wirfs remains in the Ada County Jail, where he is being held on $1 million bail.