Man confesses to road rage shooting that killed a 4-year-old girl




A man confessed to shooting and killing a 4-year-old girl while arguing with her father on an Albuquerque freeway, police said, without offering more details on what led to the apparent road rage.

Tony Torrez, 32, was arrested Wednesday and admitted to shooting Lilly Garcia while she was riding in the backseat of her father’s pickup truck with her 7-year-old brother a day earlier, police said. He has been charged with murder, assault, child abuse and other crimes.

The children’s father picked them up from school Tuesday when someone in a Toyota opened fire on the family as they traveled down Interstate 40, Albuquerque’s main east-west freeway. Read more…

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