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Man Suspected of Arizona Highway Shootings Taken Into Custody, Governor Announces: ‘We Got Him!’

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"DPS SWAT team is in custody of the individual suspected of I-10 shootings."

A tip line for motorist is seen on a freeway sign along I-10, Thursday, Sept. 10, 2015 in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Matt York)

A man suspected of being responsible for a string of highway shootings in Arizona was taken into custody Friday night, officials said.

A tip line for motorist is seen on a freeway sign along I-10, Thursday, Sept. 10, 2015 in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Matt York)

Arizona Gov. Doug Doucey turned to Twitter to announce the news.

"We got him!" he wrote. "DPS SWAT team is in custody of the individual suspected of I-10 shootings."

The news was confirmed by DPS Director Frank Milstead, who confirmed a suspect had been taken into custody.

Authorities had been investigating a series of incidents where someone was shooting at cars along the Phoenix-area freeway.

As of Friday, there were 11 confirmed shootings since late-August. Fortunately, the shootings had not resulted in any serious injuries, aside from a 13-year-old being wounded as a result of shattered glass.

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