Update: Minturn shooting suspect in custody

Staff report
Vail Daily
Jaime David Quintana

MINTURN — Police have taken custody of a 43-year-old man in connection with a shooting that occurred in Minturn.

The Eagle County Sheriff’s Office took suspect Jaime Quintana into custody in Minturn without incident at approximately 8 a.m. today. An arrest warrant for the charges of Attempted First Degree Murder and First Degree Assault (both felonies) was issued. Quintana is being held in the Eagle County Detention Facility until a judge sets a bond. The Eagle County Sheriff’s Office will continue their investigation and search warrants are being issued at this time.

The shooting victim is in stable but serious condition at the Vail Valley Medical Center in Vail with a gunshot wound to the chest. Anyone with information about this incident is being asked to call the Eagle County Sheriff’s Office at 970-328-8500, or Eagle County Crime Stoppers at 970-328-7007.

Jaime David Quintana, of Minturn, is the suspect in the shooting in which a 46-year-old Minturn man was shot in the chest with a handgun Monday morning, the Eagle County Sheriff’s Office said.

Police responded at around 5 a.m. to the shooting, which occurred in an alley on the north end of Minturn. The victim was transported to the Vail Valley Medical Center in serious condition.


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