Highway shooting suspect in custody in Kansas City

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Authorities believe the manresponsible for recent highway shootings in the Kansas City area is in theircustody.

Police held a brief news conferenceThursday announcing they had arrested a suspect but would not answer questions oridentify the man.

According to police, 12 out of at least 20 recent randomhighway shootings across the metro were connected.{} Most of the shootingshappened on highways in an area near the Grandview Triangle, where 71 Highway,Interstate 435, Interstate 49 and Interstate 470 connect.

Shootings werereported in Kansas City, Mo., Blue Springs, Lee's Summit and Leawood,Kan.{} Some of the shootings also happened on Interstate 70.

Three people were hit by gunfire in theshootings.{} No one was killed.