Malik "Poot" Carr

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Tray Chaney (Malik "Poot" Carr)

A low-level Barksdale dealer and sidekick to Bodie Broadus, Poot is, as they say, for the ladies. Frequently derided for his constant pursuit of corner girls, Poot is just as frequently a visitor to the University Hospital clinic for sexual transmitted diseases. Growing up in the towers and finding work selling heroin and cocaine in the low-rises alongside Bodie and Wallace, Poot was hesitant when word came down from Stringer to execute Wallace to prevent him from becoming a witness against the organization. Bodie took the lead in that murder, but, after wounding their friend and then hesitating, Bodie had the gun grabbed from his hand by Poot, who finished the killing - more an act of compassion for the dying Wallace, than a cold-blooded slaying. Caught on the wiretaps in the second Barksdale probe, Poot is doing a short bit in Jessup on his first serious adult charge.