For Immediate Release
Date: January 30, 2021 10:35 PM
Case Number: SR21-00537
4 Arrested in Connection with Shooting
On Saturday, January 23, 2021 at about 4:40 pm, San Rafael Police Officers responded to the area of Canal Street at Novato Street on the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, units located a male with a gunshot wound to the chest. After the scene was determined to be safe, San Rafael Fire responded into the scene and rendered medical aid. They transported the victim to a local hospital. The victim is alive but is paralyzed because of the shooting.
San Rafael Detectives responded to the scene. Based on the initial investigation and witness interviews, it appeared there was a verbal altercation between the victim and the suspect as they walked down Canal Street towards Novato Street. The suspect and victim knew each other from past contacts. As they continued down Canal Street, a vehicle, occupied by two people parked in a driveway. The female driver, later identified as Daisy Rodriguez, stepped out of the vehicle and yelled to the suspect to shoot the victim. The suspect shot the victim, got into the vehicle driven by Rodriguez, and they fled the scene.
Later that evening at about 7:40 pm, San Rafael Police Officers located Daisy Rodriguez driving in a different car in the area of 330 Bellam Blvd., San Rafael. A traffic stop was made on her vehicle and she was taken into custody without incident. Rodriguez was interviewed by San Rafael Detectives and was booked at the Marin County Jail for Attempted Homicide, Assault with a Deadly Weapon, and Aiding and Abetting a Crime.
Detectives continued to investigate this case and eventually identified two additional people who assisted after the commission of the crime. Brayan Morales and Edwin Gramajo Reyes were located by SRPD Detectives and both were booked for Aiding and Abetting a Crime. Detectives believe that Morales assisted in concealing evidence that was used in the shooting, and Detectives believe that Gramajo Reyes was a passenger who witnessed the shooting and assisted in concealing evidence after the fact.
As the investigation continued, Detectives were able to identify the suspect who shot the victim as Jose Alejandro Delacruz. Delacruz was considered armed and dangerous and Detectives knew that he frequented the area of Richmond and San Pablo. A warrant was obtained for Delacruz and East Bay agencies were notified of the want.
On 1/30/2021, a Richmond Police Officer located Delacruz as a passenger in a vehicle in North Richmond. He was arrested on the San Rafael warrant and taken back to the San Rafael Police Department. After his arrest, San Rafael Detectives executed a Search Warrant at an address in the 700 block of Lincoln Avenue in Richmond looking for evidence related to the shooting.
Delacruz was interviewed by San Rafael Detectives and booked at the Marin County Jail for Attempted Homicide and Assault with a Deadly Weapon.
The following people were arrested in this case:
Jose Alejandro Delacruz, a 22-year-old resident of Richmond
Daisy Elizabeth Rodriguez, a 24-year-old resident of San Rafael
Edwin Gramajo Reyes, a 20-year-old resident of Fairfax
Brayan Daniel Morales Escobar, a 24-year-old resident of Petaluma.
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Posted: January 30, 2021 10:35 PST by Lt. Dan Fink