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Man arrested in armed robbery

Law officers in Roosevelt County on Thursday arrested a man they say shot a woman during an armed robbery on Wednesday.

Nathaniel Orona, 19, is accused of shooting Heather Apodaca through her right hand and leg while stealing her purse, phone and vehicle after she gave him a ride.

Apodaca was hospitalized with non life-threatening injuries.

Officials said Orona was taken into custody about 6 p.m. Thursday.