January hearing set in Phoenix 'Serial Street Shooter' case

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Aaron Juan Saucedo, charged in multiple Phoenix killings between Aug. 2015 and July 2016 related to the 'Serial Street Shooter' case (Source: Maricopa County Sheriff's Office) Aaron Juan Saucedo, charged in multiple Phoenix killings between Aug. 2015 and July 2016 related to the 'Serial Street Shooter' case (Source: Maricopa County Sheriff's Office)
PHOENIX (AP) -

The next pretrial hearing for a former city bus driver charged in a string of deadly nighttime shootings in Phoenix has been set for Jan. 29.

Lawyers in the case against Aaron Juan Saucedo provided an update on their trial preparation at a hearing Wednesday.

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They say they are in the process of examining the case's documents and evidence.

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Saucedo didn't attend Wednesday's hearing after choosing not to attend three previous court hearings.

Saucedo has pleaded not guilty to charges of first-degree murder, attempted murder and drive-by shooting in attacks that killed nine people and wounded two others.

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Most of the killings were in a mostly Latino neighborhood where locals became afraid to go outside their homes at night.

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