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Española councilor charged with pistol-whipping man, shooting at truck

Updated: 06/26/2014 4:02 PM | Created: 06/26/2014 10:45 AM
By: Elizabeth Reed, KOB.com

The Santa Fe County Sheriff's Office confirms an Española city councilor is behind bars on charges of aggravated battery and assault.

Councilor Eric Radosevich, 43, is accused of pistol whipping a man and shooting at his vehicle two times. 

On June 21, the victim told the sheriff's office he was at a gas station when an unknown male approached his pickup truck to speak to his wife.

The man said he confronted the stranger and then got into an argument. While trying to leave the gas station, the victim said the man followed him in a white Chevy pickup with other men inside.

When he drove to the Roadrunner Cafe in Pojoaque, the victim said the stranger came out of his truck and struck him several times with a black handgun. The stranger then allegedly fired two rounds toward the victim while driving away--striking the victim's truck.

Through the investigation, the sheriff's office learned the white Chevy pickup belonged to Radosevich. He was arrested on Wednesday and remains in custody at the Santa Fe County Detention Facility.

Espanola City Councilor Eric Radosevich

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