Man Confesses to Alleged Road Rage Shooting That Killed 4-Year-Old Girl

Tony Torrez, 32, was charged with the murder of Lilly Garcia, who was shot while riding in a car along I-40 in Albuquerque.
1:50 | 10/22/15

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And now to a break in the deadly case of road rage in new Mexico that left a 4-year-old girl dead. The alleged killer is in custody this morning and ABC's Ryan Owens is in Albuquerque with all the details. Good morning, Ryan. Reporter: Good morning to you, Amy. Police here say an anonymous tip led to an arrest and quickly they say to a confession. Police say this is the killer behind the most heartbreaking case of road rage anyone can remember. 32-year-old Tony Torrez behind bars this morning charged with first degree murder. Police say he's admitted to shooting and killing 4-year-old Lilly Garcia Tuesday afternoon right after her dad picked her up from her second day of school. We have a confession and now it's up to the justice system to do its job. Reporter: The arrest comes as some relief to Lilly's heartbroken family including her 7-year-old brother Isaac who was sitting right next to his sister in the backseat of this pickup truck when she was hit. She just had the smile and these beautiful big brown eyes that just light up a room. She was so polite and, you know, she just grabbed your heart. Reporter: Police believe Lilly's father and Torrez kept cutting each other off as they approached an exit on interstate 40 in Albuquerque. Detectives say Torrez pulled up next to the family and allegedly opened fire. I cannot imagine being the father of Lilly. Reporter: This newly released 911 call is from a motorist who witnessed the aftermath of the shooting. There's an adult it looks like an unresponsive child. Reporter: This morning Torrez is being held behind bars on a $650,000 bond. George, the mayor here calls him a repeat offender but he would not elaborate. Okay, Ryan, boy, that is just so heartbreaking. Thanks very much.

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