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Dubuque Man Shot

A Dubuque man was shot Thursday night in the downtown area. Dubuque police officers responded to a call of a man who was shot in the leg in the 2300 block of Central Avenue at 10:40 p.m. Police say 39-year old Jerramy Vasquez saw 24-year old Shawn Turner in a vehicle trying to get one adult and one juvenile females in his SUV and he decided to intervene. While pulling away, Turner fired several shots at Vasquez with a handgun, hitting him once in the leg. Police say first responders took Vasquez to UnityPoint Health-Finley Hospital and described his wound as non-life threatening. Turner’s vehicle was tracked to the 2200 block of Washington Street where he was arrested on a charge of attempted murder.

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