We've seen times like this before. Highway shooters and snipers targeting apparently random individuals from along roadways, hillsides, and who knows where.
The media, in early September 2015, has focussed on I-10, near Phoenix, Arizona. "Eleven shootings in 11 days" read reporters on their newscasts, and the news headlines on September 10, 2015, told us "Phoenix Sniper Strikes Again: Arizona Cops Confirm 11th Freeway Shooting."
Two vehicles, a commercial truck and a car, were shot about 3:20 a.m. Tuesday, September 1st, on Ohio 8 in Akron. A 35-year-old man in a car was hit in the leg. Witnesses told police the gunman fired shots from an SUV driving in the same direction.
In Cleveland, Ohio, an officer reported that someone shot at his police van about 11:30 p.m. Saturday, August 29, 2015, as he drove along St. Clair Avenue between East 140th and East 148th streets. The officer reported hearing two shots fired.
Shortly before midnight on Sunday, August 30, 2015, a car was shot by someone traveling in another car as they drove along I-75, according to the Cincinnati Enquirer. Three people were shot, including one who was severely injured from shots fired from a rifle. The passengers in the car that was hit were on their way to a nightclub.
In southwestern Michigan, at least five cars were struck by what investigators believe were bullets from between July 29 and Aug. 21, CNN reported. Most of those shootings — on I-94 and I-69 in Calhoun County — happened during the daytime, according to Channel 8 in Grand Rapids. No one was injured, but police believe the shootings are related.
In Durham, North Carolina, a man was shot in his torso about 3:30 a.m. Saturday, August 29, 2015, according to WRAL-TV. A woman riding in the passenger seat was shot in the leg.
In East Charlotte, North Carolina, a man driving about 6 p.m. Saturday, August 29, 2015, was shot. The man told WSOC-TV that the shooter's car swerved up behind his car, then fired one shot that hit his car.
And, as you know, in Phoenix, Arizona, someone or some people have shot at 11 cars driving on Interstate 10, according to the Arizona Department of Public Safety. One injury, a 13-year-old girl suffered a cut to her right ear occurred.
In April 2015, there was a shooter or shooters along highways in Colorado.