Arrest in Dubuque for Shots Fired
Dubuque Police arrested Charles A. Layfield, 29, of 2227 Washington Street, at the Dubuque Law Enforcement Center on charges of Attempted Murder, Going Armed with Intent, and Intimidation with a Dangerous Weapon.
The charges stem from Layfield’s alleged involvement in a shooting near 19th and Jackson Street around 1:00 a.m. on September 11th. Also arrested immediately following the shooting was Shadeed J. Monroe, 22, of 1593½ Main Street, Dubuque, who was located in the area still armed with a handgun. He was charged with Reckless Use of a Firearm and has since been released from jail. At the scene, officers also located shell casings, a handgun, and blood, however no one reported being injured by gunfire. Additional charges are possible pertaining to this incident.
Layfield remains incarcerated at the Dubuque County Jail on a cash bond of $760,000. Attempted Murder is a Class B Felony punishable by up to 25 years in prison. Going Armed with Intent and Intimidation with a Dangerous Weapon are both Class D Felonies punishable by a fine between $750 & $7,500, and imprisonment up to 5 years.