Ducey: Freeway shootings public safety issue

Posted at 7:11 PM, Sep 10, 2015
and last updated 2015-09-10 22:11:38-04

Arizona's governor is asking residents to be vigilant in the wake of an increasing number of freeway shootings in Phoenix.

Gov. Doug Ducey said Thursday the state is fully committed to apprehending whoever is behind the string of random incidents that have put Phoenix on edge for the last two weeks.

Ducey is urging people to stay alert and share any information with the state Department of Public Safety.

Authorities have confirmed 11 vehicles have been shot at in the Phoenix area, with most of them occurring on freeways.

The most recent incident occurred Thursday morning when authorities found a bullet hole in a commercial truck.