SAN BERNARDINO (CBSLA) — The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department was investigating Tuesday after a fatal shooting involving San Bernardino Police Department officers.
According to a tweet from the police department, officers were involved in a shooting Tuesday afternoon that left a suspect dead and an officer injured.
— San Bernardino PD (@SanBernardinoPD) December 30, 2020
The shooting happened off of Baseline Street, near Elm Street in the heart of San Bernardino while officers were attempting to arrest a suspect with a warrant for homicide, according to the department.
The family of the man killed identified him as Shaheed Boyd.
“I had six boys, and now I only have five,” Ieshea Boyd, the man’s mother, said. “And there’s a part of my heart that’s gone right now, and I don’t know how I’m gonna get that back.”
It was not immediately know what led up to the shooting.