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Police arrest suspect involved in Dubuque shooting on Thursday

Shawn Turner
Shawn Turner in custody
Courtesy: Our coverage partners, Dubuque in Pursuit
Courtesy: Our coverage partners, Dubuque in Pursuit

DUBUQUE (KWWL)-- Around 10:40 p.m. on July 30th Officers responded to the 2300 block of Central Avenue for the reports of shots fired and located Jerramy Vasquez, suffering from a gunshot wound to his leg.

Vasquez said he observed Shawn Turner exit a maroon GMC SUV and approach two females in the 2300 block of Central Avenue. 

Vasquez indicated Turner asked the females to come with him prompting Vasquez to intervene.

Vasquez and Turner engaged in a struggle before Turner got back into the passenger side of the vehicle, and, as the vehicle was pulling away Turner shot Vasquez in the leg. 

The vehicle was located parked to the rear of 2201- 2203 Washington Street. 

Search warrants were executed at 2203 Washington Street and on the GMC.

Two shell casings were located inside the vehicle and one shell casing was located on the street in the 2300 block of Central Avenue.

Vasquez was transported to UnityPoint Finley Hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.  

Turner was arrested as he approached the Washington Street residence. 

Turner is charged with Attempted Murder and Public Intoxication.

Chelsie Nelson

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