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Man pushes wife out of moving vehicle leaving her unconscious

By Mason White 5:41 PM April 27, 2017
Horacio Moreno
Horacio Moreno
By: Alexis Bell

A jealous man injured his wife after she went out with her friends.

Police in Las Cruces, New Mexico, were called after a woman was found unconscious on a road.

The woman, who had visible injuries to her face and body, was rushed to a hospital for treatment.

The 31-year-old victim told police that she was hanging out with her friends when she began receiving threatening text messages from her husband.

At around 11 p.m., her husband, 53-year-old Horacio Moreno, arrived to pick her up. The wife got into his SUV and they drove home.

She told police that during their ride home, she realized that her husband was armed with a gun. She got scared and tried to get out of the vehicle.

Horacio then allegedly punched her and pushed her out of the moving car, and sped off.

Horacio was arrested and charged with aggravated battery causing great bodily harm and battery against a household member.