Trial set for suspect in Mesa shooting rampage

Posted at 4:56 AM, Dec 31, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-31 10:06:18-05

A Feb. 8 trial date has been set for a man charged with killing one person and wounding five others in Mesaduring a rampage that included multiple shootings, a carjacking and a home invasion.

Ryan Elliott Giroux has previously pleaded not guilty to murder, aggravated assault and other charges in the March 18 shootings.

The rampage began at a motel where three people were shot.

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Another person was shot at a nearby restaurant. Two more were then shot at two apartment complexes.

Police say Giroux was arrested after he barricaded himself into an apartment.