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New Mexico man arrested in road rage shooting that killed 4-year-old girl

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Police in New Mexico arrested a 32-year-old man on Wednesday after a 4-year-old girl was killed when shots were fired at her father in a road-rage incident.

Lilly Garcia, who was with both parents in their red four-door Dodge truck on the Interstate-40 highway in Albuquerque on Tuesday afternoon, died after being rushed to hospital.

The suspect, Tony Torrez, matched the description given by police and faces charges of murder, aggravated battery with a deadly weapon, and assault with the intent to commit a violent felony, police said.

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Tony Torrez

Tony Torrez

He was being held on a $650,000 cash-only bond.

A Gofundme page set up by the girl’s family to help pay for the girl’s funeral included a message apparently posted by her mother, Veronica, asking for help to find her child’s killer.

“I need to catch the individual who took my baby from me, her Dad and her brother. I beg you, please please please share,” the message read.

Albuquerque Mayor Richard Berry called the girl’s murder “senseless”.

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“The Garcia family is in the thoughts and prayers of our community and our nation,” Berry said in a statement. “Make no mistake; this act of violence will not go unanswered.”

(Reporting by Joseph Kolb; Additional reporting and writing by Daniel Wallis; Editing by Louise Ireland)

Watch a report on the victim’s family, as aired on KOB-TV, below.

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Trump declares impeachment ‘dead’ — and demands apology — in late night Twitter outburst

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President Donald Trump lashed out on his favorite social media platform late Thursday evening.

Eight minutes before midnight eastern time, Trump unloaded.

Trump wrote, "Democrats must apologize to USA: Ukrainian Foreign Minister Vadym Prystaiko said that 'United States Ambassador Gordon Sondland did NOT link financial military assistance to a request for Ukraine to open up an investigation into former V.P. Joe Biden & his son, Hunter Biden. Ambassador Sondland did not tell us, and certainly did not tell me, about a connection between the assistance and the investigation.'”

Trump did not say why he was taking the word of a foreign official over multiple sworn testimonies from members of his own administration.

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MSNBC anchor Brian Williams interviewed former Assistant U.S. Attorney Berit Berger on Thursday evening's "The Last Word."

Please expand for us on why it is significant and why is it important to label this bribery," Williams said.

"So I think Nancy Pelosi was very specific in calling this bribery for two reasons," Berger replied.

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