shooting of a 55-year-old woman in April, the wounding of a
16-year-old youth and a 21-year-old man in separate incidents in
March, and the shooting of an unoccupied vehicle in June were
linked to a string of shootings in the Phoenix metro area, the
Phoenix Police Department said on its Facebook page.
"Someone out there knows who did this," said Phoenix Police
Chief Joseph Yahner, who called on the community to help
authorities solve the crimes.
The same suspect or suspects are also believed to be responsible
for fatally shooting three women in front of a home and the
killing of two men in separate incidents in June, and the fatal
shooting of a man in April, police said.
Many of the shootings have occurred in west Phoenix and all of
the incidents have occurred at night, according to police.
(Reporting by Brendan O'Brien in Milwaukee; Editing by Paul
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