More than two weeks after a sent shockwaves through the local community, Marin County Sheriff’s Office detectives arrested a 17-year-old San Rafael teen on suspicion of attempted murder and a number of other charges, law enforcement officials said Sunday.
Sheriff’s detectives and officers from the Marin County Major Crimes Task Force arrested the teen for the shooting at around 7:05 p.m. Saturday in Point Richmond, according to Sheriff’s Sgt. Mark Hale.
In the April 13 incident at around 11:30 a.m., a man on a black motorcycle reportedly fired multiple shots at a white pickup truck parked on Evergreen Avenue between Ethel and Miller avenues, blasting out the truck's windows and causing minor injuries to the two people inside.
When Marin County Sheriff's Office investigators and Mill Valley Police arrived in the area of 34 Evergreen Ave. that morning on reports of multiple gunshots, they found the pickup truck on Miller Avenue in front of the and . Neither victim had been hit, but both were shaken up and sustained minor cuts due to the shattered glass.
Hale said at the time that it was unclear if the victims and the suspect knew each other.
At the time of Saturday’s arrest, the teen was found to be in possession of a loaded handgun, Hale said. Detectives served a search warrant in Point Richmond on a storage container belonging to the teen and found the motorcycle and other items believed to be used in the shooting, he added.
Officers also found a stolen 2008 Lamborghini Spyder Gallardo convertible reported to be stolen from a San Francisco dealership in March of 2011, Hale said, and detectives are investigating other crimes to which the teen might be connected. .
The teen was booked into Marin County Juvenile Hall and booked for two counts of attempted murder, possession of a stolen vehicle, possession of stolen property, possession of a loaded firearm and resisting arrest. No bail was set “due to the seriousness of the offense,” Hale said.