Efrain Beltran, 38, Orem, has been bound over to 4th District Court on charges of attempted criminal homicide.

Witnesses testified Tuesday in 4th Circuit Court that Beltran attacked Dino Lucero, 17, Salt Lake City, on Aug. 21 when the teen visited a trailer Beltran shares with Lucero's mother.Lucero's sister, Lenice Cabrera, 24, Salt Lake City, testified that Beltran choked Lucero and threatened him with an 18-inch machete. She said Beltran also produced a .25 caliber handgun and fired one bullet, which passed near Lucero.

Beltran was released until his Sept. 9 arraignment after posting the title to his truck as bond.