Man accused of shooting kids with air pistol

Updated: 05/03/2014 8:12 PM | Created: 05/03/2014 8:08 PM
By: Elizabeth Reed,

An Albuquerque man is facing child abuse charges after police said he shot two young kids with an air pistol.

Police arrested Antonio Ruiloba on Friday after receiving reports of the incident. Ruiloba is accused of shooting two 9-year-old boys with the air pistol after they threw dirt on his pool cover.

According to the criminal complaint, an officer reported seeing red marks on one of the boy's chest and ear from the pistol.

Ruiloba is charged with three counts of child abuse.

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