Four-Year-Old Dies in Road Rage Freeway Incident: Police

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A 4-year-old girl was shot in the head and killed during an alleged road rage incident in Albuquerque on Tuesday, NBC News reported.

Police said the shooting occurred at around 3 p.m. local time (5 p.m. ET) on Interstate 40 near Unser Boulevard, and the child was taken to the hospital, NBC affiliate KOB reported.

Albuquerque Police Chief Gorden Eden later said at a news conference that the child died, the station reported.

Albuquerque Police Department spokesman Officer Simon Drobik told the station that a Bernalillo County sheriff's deputy discovered the shooting after pulling over to assist a car stopped on I-40.

Drobik told the station that the shooting stemmed from a road rage incident.

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