Author: PIO Margo Rohrbacher
Date: December 15, 2012 1:00 PM

Transit Center Gunman Identified

San Rafael, CA – December 15, 2012.  San Rafael Police have identified the suspect in yesterdays shooting at the Transit Center and law enforcement agencies throughout the Bay Area are on the lookout for him. 

Ladrakeous Sonny Dean, age 24, DOB 10/28/1988 is wanted for attempted murder.  Dean, who has the nicknames of “Drake” or “D” is 6’2”, 185 pounds, with brown hair, brown eyes and a dark complexion.  Dean is currently on parole from Solano County for home invasion robbery. He is considered armed and dangerous and anyone seeing Dean should call 9-1-1 immediately.

Dean approached the victim on Platform D at the Transit Center and shot him at close range.  The 22 year-old male victim remains hospitalized and is expected to survive.

Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call San Rafael Police at (415) 485-3000 or Crime Stoppers at (800) 222.8477. This phone number will accommodate all languages. Callers can remain anonymous and may earn a possible reward. Tips can be made online at

Information can also be provided by using the SRPD Silent Witness tip form available at

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Last Modified: December 15, 2012 1:13 EST (by Rohrbacher)

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