Suspect in string of Arizona shootings arrested: governor

Reuters News
Posted: Sep 18, 2015 10:22 PM

(Reuters) - A suspect has been arrested in connection with a with a spate of shootings along a major highway that runs through Arizona, the state's governor said on Friday.

"We got him! DPS SWAT team is in custody of the individual suspected of I-10 shootings. Apprehended moments ago," Arizona Governor Doug Ducey said on Twitter.

Authorities have been investigating about a dozen possible vehicle shootings since Aug. 29 on a roughly 10-mile (16-km) stretch of Interstate 10 through Phoenix, and the head of the state police has described the incidents as "domestic terrorism."

(Reporting by Victoria Cavaliere)