Girl, 4, gunned down in road rage incident

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Girl, 4, Gunned Down In Road Rage Incident

A tragic road rage incident in New Mexico left a 4-year-old girl dead.

Albuquerque police say the incident happened Tuesday afternoon when a car pulled up next to another on Interstate 40 near Rio Grande and opened fire, hitting the little girl who was in the back seat.

Her parents were in the front seat and were not hurt.

A sheriff's deputy was first on the scene and found the child with a gunshot wound inside the family's car. She died at an area hospital.

He told KOB-TV, "This is a complete disrespect of human life. We're starting to see this throughout our nation, and this is something that should not be happening in Albuquerque, New Mexico - let alone anywhere else in the United States."

It's still unclear what led to the shooting but investigators don't think the family knew the shooter. Police are still searching for the suspect.

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