News Alert!!: Phoenix, AZ: Motorists being struck by bullets and projectiles along Interstate 10.

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News Alert!!: Phoenix, AZ: Motorists being struck by bullets and projectiles along Interstate 10.

Authorities are investigating a rash of incidents involving motorists being struck by bullets and projectiles along Interstate 10 in Phoenix Arizona.

The Arizona Department of Public Safety are investigating the latest report of a broken window on a vehicle that occurred on Interstate 10 in the area of 83rd Avenue at about 5:45am MST on Thursday, September 10th, 2015.

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** Pictures from Tim Case, PIO (Twitter Username: @dps_pio_case): **

At this moment, authorities have not confirmed if this was a shooting, but can only confirmed that a projectile has broken a window on a vehicle.

So far, there have been at least 10 incidents of vehicles being struck along Interstate 10 with 7 of those 10 incidents being confirmed as shootings.

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** Here is a list of motorists have been struck along Interstate 10: **

– At 10:45am MST on Wednesday, September 9th, 2015, a pickup was traveling east on Interstate 10 near 39th Avenue and was struck by a projectile.

– Between 5:35am and 5:37am MST on Tuesday, September 8th, 2015, a pickup truck was traveling east on Interstate 10 between 43rd Avenue and 35th Avenue and was struck by a projectile.

– At 5:21am MST on Tuesday, September 8th, 2015, a box truck was traveling west on Interstate 10 at 27th Avenue and was struck by a projectile.

– At 8:30pm MST on Sunday, September 6th, 2015, 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.

– At 5:50pm MST on Sunday, September 6th, 2015, a box truck was traveling south on Interstate 17 near Dunlap Road and a ladder attached to it was struck by a bullet.

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** Pictures from Arizona State Troopers  (Twitter Username: @Arizona_DPS): **

– At 4:30am MST on Monday, August 31th, 2015, a pickup truck was traveling east on Interstate 10 between 24th Street and 40th Street and was struck by a bullet.

– At 9:45pm MST on Sunday, August 30th, 2015, a passenger car was traveling west on Interstate 10 between Sky Harbor Boulevard and State Route 51 and was stuck by a bullet.

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** Pictures from Arizona State Troopers  (Twitter Username: @Arizona_DPS): **

– At 10:15pm MST on Saturday, August 29th, 2015, a passenger car was traveling east on Interstate 10 at the Mini Stack Interchange, just east of 16th Street, and was struck by a bullet.

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** Picture from Arizona State Troopers  (Twitter Username: @Arizona_DPS): **

– Between 11:10am and 11:25am MST on Saturday, August 29th, 2015, an unoccupied commercial tour bus was traveling west on Interstate 10 between 35th Avenue and 67th Avenue and was struck by a bullet.

– At 11:10am MST on Saturday, August 29th, 2015, a SUV was traveling east on Interstate 10 at 19th Avenue and was struck by a bullet.

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Arizona Director of Public Safety Colonel Frank Milstead is calling these incidents “domestic terrorism crimes.”

“Anytime that you have multiple shootings against American citizens on a highway, that’s terrorism. They’re trying to frighten or kill somebody,” said Arizona Director of Public Safety Colonel Frank Milstead.

Anyone with information are urge to call the Arizona Department of Public Safety at: 1 (602) 644-5805.

Silent Witness is offering $20,000 for information that leads to the arrest of those responsible for these shooting incidents.

Contact Silent Witness at: 1 (480) WITNESS (948-6377).

“Every tip is a potential success. It is just a matter of time, if this behavior continues, that we have tragedy on our roadways,” said Arizona Director of Public Safety Colonel Frank Milstead.

** Stay tuned to ZachNews for more news updates with more information regarding this news story. **

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