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Arizona Police Investigate Mysterious Freeway Shootings



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    This Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015 photo provided by The Arizona Department of Public Safety shows a SUV window shattered by a gun shot in Phoenix. Authorities say shots were fired at several vehicles on Interstate 10 in Phoenix over the weekend, with bullets striking three vehicles and injuring one person. (The Arizona Department of Public Safety via AP)

    A day after Arizona authorities used the word "terrorism" to describe a series of shootings along Interstate 10 in the Phoenix area, a 10th shooting in 12 days was reported Wednesday.

    A pickup truck traveling east on I-10 in Maricopa County when it was "struck by a projectile" Wednesday morning, the state Department of Public Safety said.

    No one was injured, said authorities, who gave no further details. The driver of the truck told NBC station KPNX of Phoenix that investigators suspected that his truck had been hit with a BB, which shattered the rear passenger-side window.

    State police said Tuesday that five of the nine other similar attacks dating to Aug. 26 had been confirmed as shootings, calling the others "incidents involving projectiles." They updated that Wednesday to describe all of the cases as "shooting incidents."