Dubuque Man Arrested, Charged with Attempted Murder
On thursday July 30, 2020, at approximately 10:40 p.m. Officers responded to the 2300 block of Central Avenue for the reports of shots fired and located 39 year old Jerramy Vasquez of Dubuque suffering from a gunshot wound to his leg. Vasquez said he observed 24 year old Shawn Turner of Dubuque 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. As the vehicle was pulling away Turner shot Vasquez in the leg. Vasquez was transported to UnityPoint Finley Hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.
Turner was arrested a short time later as he approached a Washington Street residence. Turner is charged with Attempted Murder and Public Intoxication.