Alburquerque police arrested a man on Wednesday in connection with the fatal shooting of a 4-year-old girl believed to be motivated by road rage, police said.
Tony Torrez, 32, admitted to the shooting, Albuquerque Police Chief Gorden Eden Jr. said late Wednesday.
Torrez is charged with a number of offenses and is being held in lieu of a $650,000 cash-only bail, police said. He was said to be a "person of interest" in the case before his arrest.
Illiana "Lilly" Garcia was fatally shot in the head after shots were fired into the truck she was riding in on Tuesday.