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Two People Detained in Relation to I-10 Shooting Spree

The Arizona Department of Public Safety just announced officers have detained two “people of interest” they believe may be associated with the recent shooting spree along Interstate 10.

According to the DPS, the two individuals were apprehended about 10:30 a.m. Friday near the intersection of 107th Avenue and Indian School Road – about two miles from Interstate 10.

No other information about the suspects has been released yet, but their apprehension comes after 11 vehicles were struck with either a bullet or some sort of projectile on or near I-10. (One of the incidents was on I-17, and another was on State Route 202. A third shooting occurred on SR 51 near Shea Boulevard, but is among others under investigation that haven't yet been linked to the spree.)

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The shootings began on August 29, and appear to follow no pattern. Authorities have called the incidents acts of “domestic terror” and are actively investigating.

“I want every, single Arizonan to know that the state of Arizona is fully committed – 24 hours a day, seven days a week – to apprehending those responsible for these shootings,” Governor Doug Ducey said in a statement yesterday afternoon.

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