An apparently random drive-by shooting spree in the suburbs northwest of Phoenix has left one person dead, three others shot, and another nine treated for minor injuries.
Police in Surprise, Arizona confirmed on Thursday afternoon that the suspected shooter's vehicle had been intercepted by officers, and that a lone suspect was in custody.
The chaotic shooting spree spanned across eight separate scenes where shots were fired, investigators said.
'We don't know he nexus, we don't know what the motive was, we don't know what this person was thinking when they went out and did this,' a Peoria Police Department sergeant said at a press conference.
The suspect vehicle in the shooting spree is seen after being stopped by police. One suspect is in police custody after the drive-by shooting rampage on
Banner Health said that nine patients had been received at area hospitals in connection with the incident.
It was not clear whether all of the injuries were gunshot wounds, and the condition of the victims was not immediately available.
Initial reports of a shooting came in at around noon on Thursday near 11400 W Bell Road in Surprise.
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