Linda O'Neill's hands are shaking as she aims her brand new gun at the target
The 'Baseline Killer' - police do not know if this photo-fit is accurate
She shoots. She misses. It is hardly surprising. At the age of 41, she has never owned a weapon before - in fact she has never even touched a gun - but this week she spent more than $500 (£270) on a Glock 9mm pistol.
He is believed to be operating entirely separately from the Baseline Killer - shooting human beings and animals randomly from his vehicle. He has taken the lives of at least five people.
I live in Phoenix now. I just moved here in May. The concept is frightening, but I find that most people don't think about it very much. One of my guy friends is trying to convince me to start carrying his stun gun, though, and I think I just might.