On March 17, at about 11:30 p.m., a 16-year-old boy suffered non-life-threatening injuries after being shot while walking down the street in the 1100 block of East Moreland Street.
Phoenix police say they think a seventh homicide and three other shootings are related to the same serial shooter or shooters believed responsible for six other fatal shootings. A 21-year-0ld was shot and wounded on March 18.
On June 12, police found Angela Linner, 31, and Maleah Ellis, 12, shot to death inside a auto outside their home.
The city of Phoenix announced its new incoming police chief, Jeri Williams, on Wednesday, but her son, Alan Williams, is already a protector- at the rim- for the Phoenix Suns.
Investigators have released a sketch of the suspect - believed to be a white or Hispanic man in his 20s - based on information provided by a witness.
The Phoenix Police Department is reaching out to the community for tips regarding the shootings and has offered a reward of $30,000 for information leading to the suspect's arrest.
Police have released a composite sketch of a suspected shooter linked to a series of homicides and violent crimes in west Phoenix.
At the community YMCA, employees now take extra care to make sure that children are picked up by parents or relatives they know and the employees themselves leave the building as a group instead of heading outside on their own, YMCA worker Jenny Mendez said.
"All these people were so good, good people with good families and now they are gone in a blink of an eye because of a monster", said the unidentified family member.
Not even two seconds later, Smith heard four gunshots, according to The Arizona Republic.
Extra officers have been added to the Maryvale area on nights and weekends, police said. Then two were killed in April and two more in June.
That location is miles away from the Maryvale neighborhood where the other shootings occurred between April 1st and June 12th.
Witnesses "saw a man leaving the area in a light-colored auto moments after the shooting", according to ABC 15 of Phoenix. She held on for nearly a month before succumbing to her injuries on July 7.
June 12: At approximately 2:35 a.m., an unoccupied vehicle was shot and damaged in the area of 6200 W. Mariposa Drive.