Man pleads guilty to shooting Albuquerque driver

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – The man who shot an Albuquerque driver in the face back in February, pleaded guilty Tuesday.

Felix Villanueva, 20, admits he opened fire during a road rage incident near Jefferson and Cutler. In court, he pleaded guilty to aggravated battery with a deadly weapon and shooting at or from a motor vehicle.

Villanueva is facing up to nine years in jail and will be sentenced this fall. Court records show he has a history of violent crimes in the metro dating back to 2016.

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