Authorities are treating a spate of shootings targeting cars and drivers along Interstate 10 in Arizona as "terrorism," state police said Tuesday after a ninth incident in 10 days, NBC News reported.
"Any time 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.
He confirmed officers were investigating nine crimes — five shootings and four other incidents involving some sort of projectile — but stopped short of saying that there was a serial shooter. A $20,000 reward is being offered for information leading to an arrest. he said.