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One arrested in connection to overnight Dubuque shooting

Published: Jul. 31, 2020 at 2:29 AM CDT
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DUBUQUE, Iowa (KCRG) - Police in Dubuque have arrested a man in connection with a shooting Thursday night.

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. Thursday.

The victim of the shooting said that he saw Shawn Turner, 24, of Dubuque exit a car and approached two females on Central Avenue. Turner then asked those females to come with them, that’s when the victim stepped in. The two men were then in a struggle before Turner got back in the vehicle and as the vehicle was pulling away Turner allegedly shot the man in the leg.

Police said first responders took the victim to the hospital and described his wound as non-life-threatening.

Police then found the vehicle in question near 2201/2203 Washington Street. Turner was arrested and charged with attempted murder and public intoxication.

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