ALERT: I-10 Shooting Notices


9/10/15 - Detectives with the Arizona Department of Public Safety are investigating 10 shooting incidents that date back to Aug. 29.
Drivers should be aware of their surroundings at all time, DPS Media Relations Manager Bart Graves said in a Sept. 10 e-mailed reply to questions.
Silent Witness is offering $20,000 for information that leads to the arrest of those responsible for these shooting incidents. The number for Silent Witness is 480-948-6377.
The 10 incidents have been:
  • 11:10 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 29: a SUV was traveling east on Interstate 10 at 19th avenue and was struck by a bullet.
  • 11:10-11:25 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 29: an unoccupied commercial tour bus was traveling west on Interstate 10 between 35th avenue and 67th avenue and was struck by a bullet.
  • 10:15 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 29: a passenger car was traveling east on Interstate 10 at the mini-stack (east of 16th street) and was struck by a bullet.
  • 9:45 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 30: a passenger car was traveling west on Interstate 10 between Sky Harbor Boulevard and SR 51 and was stuck by a bullet.
  • 4:30 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 31: a pickup truck was traveling east on Interstate 10 between 24th street and 40th street and was struck by a bullet.
  • 5:50 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 6: a box truck was traveling south on Interstate 17 near Dunlap road and a ladder attached to it was struck by a bullet.
  • 8:30 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 6: a passenger car was traveling west on SR 202 between 32nd street and 24th street and was struck by a bullet. This vehicle was involved in an earlier incident with another passenger car.
  • 5:21 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 8: a box truck was traveling west on Interstate 10 at 27th avenue and was struck by a projectile.
  • 5:35-5:37 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 8: a pickup truck was traveling east on Interstate 10 between 43rd avenue and 35th avenue and was struck by a projectile.
  • 10:45 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 9: a pickup was traveling east on Interstate 10 near 39th avenue and was struck by a projectile.
Anyone with information should contact the Arizona Department of Public Safety by calling 602-644-5805.