Suspect in string of Arizona shootings arrested - governor

September 19, 2015 06:02

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."

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