Suspect in November shooting arrested

Roswell shooting suspect arrested

ROSWELL (KRQE) – A suspect in a shooting late last year in Roswell that left a woman seriously injured has been arrested.

Leroy Acosta was taken into custody Wednesday during a traffic stop in Roswell. He’s accused of shooting Helen Joy Padilla on Nov. 1.

Acosta is charged with attempting to commit premeditated murder and cocaine possession.