4-year-old shot in Albuquerque road rage incident on interstate

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ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) –  Police say a 4-year-old girl was shot and killed during a road rage incident on I-40 on Tuesday afternoon. I-40 westbound is shut down at Coors at this time and will remain closed for several hours.

Police are searching for a suspect’s vehicle, however, due to conflicting information they are not releasing any details and are interviewing multiple witnesses.No arrests have been made at this time and Albuquerque police are requesting the public’s help; if anyone has any information, they are urged to call 242-COPS. Police are looking for information on: 

  • Occurred on I-40 westbound starting east of Coors
  • Involving a vehicle in the westbound lanes that cut off other cars 
  • Road rage incident that occurred at about 3 p.m.

A sheriff’s deputy was first on scene and found the child with a gunshot wound inside a vehicle. The child’s father told police that the injury stemmed from a road rage incident where another driver opened fire.

Police are investigating Coors to 98th searching for casings. There are no other reported injuries at this time.

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