1 killed, 12 injured after multiple shootings in U.S. Arizona

2021-06-18 07:59:41Xinhua Editor : Li Yan ECNS App Download

One person was killed and 12 others were wounded in a series of shootings in several places in the Phoenix metropolitan area in U.S. state of Arizona on Thursday afternoon, and the suspect has been arrested by the police.

According to Peoria City's Police Department, which led the investigation, the shootings happened at eight locations throughout the West Valley cities in the Phoenix metropolitan area and lasted more than one and a half hours.

Four of the 13 victims injured in the incidents were struck by a bullet and the nine other victims were injured but not physically shot, a Peoria policeman said in a briefing. 


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