Reward for Information on Phoenix Freeway Shooter Increased to $50,000

AP Photo/Matt York
AP Photo/Matt York

On September 14, Arizona Department of Public Safety director Frank Milstead announced that the reward for information leading to the capture and arrest of the person or persons behind the Phoenix freeway shootings has been raised to $50,000.

That is a $30,000 increase.

According to ABC 15, the additional funding came from the “DPS, the Arizona Highway Patrol, the Fraternal Order of Police, the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office, the U.S. Marshals Service and other agencies.” It will be issued under the auspices of the state’s Silent Witness program should someone come forth with the necessary information.

Breitbart News previously reported that there have been 11 total shootings which began on I-10 near downtown Phoenix on August 29. To date, the last of the shootings was on September 10.

On Friday, DPS detained a man for questioning, but later announced that he was not a “prime suspect” in the shootings. And on September 13, DPS officers, Sheriff Joe Arpaio, and Mesa Police worked together to arrest three teenagers suspected of “copycat” attacks that occurred on Saturday night. Those three teens—Aaron Nottingham, Albert German, and Christian Cook—”were booked on charges of assault, endangerment and criminal damage.”

ABC 15 reported that German was released from jail Monday morning.

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