7-Eleven store on B Street on San Rafael
SAN RAFAEL – According to a press release by the San Rafael Police Department (SRPD), officers were dispatched to a 7-Eleven store shortly before 2:30 A.M. Friday morning on the report of a gunshot. The store parking lot, located at 703 B Street, was also the scene of an active fight between multiple persons.
When officers arrived, they found one man suffering from a gunshot wound to the chest. He was transported to Marin General Hospital to be treated for his injuries while officers investigated the circumstances. SRPD learned that multiple suspects fled in a vehicle, and broadcast the vehicle description to other agencies in the area.
Shortly after the broadcast, Central Marin Police Officers spotted the suspect vehicle in the vicinity of Fourth and Ross Streets. Both suspects were apprehended and booked into the Marin County Jail.
The driver of the vehicle was identified as 23-year-old Jamar Saucer of Pt. Reyes Station. The passenger in the vehicle was identified as 22-year-old Jonathan Howlin of Auburn. Howlin was also identified as the shooter and faces a charge of attempted murder. Saucer is facing charges of attempted murder and accessory to a felony.
The victim was identified as 22-year-old Anthony Williams of Corte Madera. He was treated for his injuries and later released.
The investigation is ongoing and the SRPD asks the public that anyone with information about the crime to call 415-485-3000. This number will accommodate all languages. Callers may remain anonymous and may earn a possible reward. Tips can also be made online at www.bayareacrimestoppers.com. Information can also be submitted via SRPD’s Silent Witness tip form available at www.srpd.org/tips.