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Santa Fe police arrested 44-year-old John Paul Ureta of Albuquerque following a road-rage incident that started on 1-25 near the city. The driver of a Toyota Tundra was not hit by shots fired through the windshield.

An Albuquerque man is facing a count of attempted murder after he was accused of shooting at another motorist during a road-rage incident that started early Thursday on southbound Interstate 25 near Santa Fe.

Police said the confrontation began when John Paul Ureta, 44, began tailgating another driver in his blue Toyota Rav4 as they were both merging from St. Francis Drive onto the freeway.

“During the encounter Mr. Ureta fired a single shot striking the victim’s vehicle,” the Santa Fe Police Department said in a news release.



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