June 10: 67th Avenue/McDowell Road Manuel Garcia was in his vehicle waiting for his girlfriend when another car approached. There was a brief conversation with the occupant(s) of the vehicle before Garcia was shot and fatally wounded.
June 12: 83rd Avenue/Camelback Road
At approximately 2:35 a.m., an unoccupied vehicle was shot and damaged.
Between money from Silent Witness, the Attorney General's Office, and other donations, $75,000 has been raised for information that helps lead to an arrest.
“Someone out there knows who did this. We need our community to call us or Silent Witness and help us solve these cases, bring justice to these families and victims, and prevent more violence from occurring,” said Phoenix Police Chief Joseph Yahner.
WHAT ARE PHOENIX POLICE DOING?
Investigators are working around the clock trying to find whoever is responsible for the series of shootings. Police are also stepping up patrols in the area and holding community meetings to keep residents informed.
ABC15 has also learned the FBI is providing investigative assistance.
WHAT CAN YOU DO TO HELP?
Be aware of your surroundings and notify police of any suspicious behavior. The shootings are believed to be random and the victims are not believed to be targeted.
Police are soliciting all tips and encouraging anyone with information to call their department or Silent Witness. If you choose to call Silent Witness (480-WITNESS) you can remain anonymous and could earn an award of up to $50,000. You can also can Phoenix police at 602-262-6141.