Update: Arizona I-10 Freeway Shooter Identified as 21 Yr-Old Leslie Allen Merritt Jr.
Arizona police arrested I-10 shooter Leslie Allen Merritt, Jr. on Friday
Surveillance: The Arizona Department of Public Safety had reportedly been monitoring Merritt Jr. (above) all day on Friday (Daily Come)
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His car has a “criminal control” bumper sticker on it.
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Leslie Allen Merritt Jr. was arrested on Friday.
AZ Central reported:
With Friday’s arrest of Leslie Allen Merritt Jr., 21, law-enforcement officials said they had a suspect in at least four of the shootings in custody — news that brought relief but not necessarily closure.
Arizona Department of Public Safety Director Frank Milstead said Merritt had been linked to at least four of 11 shootings incidents through a gun he owned.
Merritt was with a woman and 5 year-old at a Walmart at the time of his arrest.
UPDATE: Leslie Allen Merritt Jr. was taken into custody while with a woman and a 5-year-old at Walmart tonight. #FreewayShootings
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