Update: Two people in hospital after shooting

Posted at: 07/28/2013 8:06 PM | Updated at: 07/28/2013 11:34 PM
By: Jeffery Gordon, KOB.com

A man has been arrested in connection to a shooting that happen on Sunday afternoon.

The shooting happened just before 1:30 p.m. on Sunday off Interstate 40 near Rio Puerco.

Bernalillo County sheriff’s deputies arrested the shooter, Ivan Benaveidez, at the Pit Stop gas station nearby.

Benaveidez is charged with two counts of aggravated battery with a deadly weapon, child abuse and shooting from a motor vehicle.

The victims are a man in his 50’s and an 11-year-old girl.

Deputies say the victims and the suspect are related.

They say the shooting stemmed from a disagreement over land and property.

Both victims were shot in the head; however they both have grazing wounds and are expected to be ok.

The investigation is ongoing. 


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