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San Bernardino Police Department Press Release

On Tuesday, December 29th, 2020 at about 3:37 p.m., San Bernardino Police Officers were continuing an investigation related to a homicide that occurred in San Bernardino on Wednesday, December 9th, 2020. During that investigation, detectives learned that Shyheed Robert Boyd was responsible for the murder of Donte Dejuan Carr. An arrest warrant was issued for Boyd. On December 29th, investigators were checking for Boyd at an address in Highland where he was known to frequent.

The investigators located Boyd walking in the area of Baseline Street and Elm Street in the City of Highland. They attempted to arrest Boyd for his homicide warrant, but Boyd ran from the officers. As he ran, Boyd turned around and shot at police officers with a handgun. One officer was struck and injured, and the pursuing officers returned fire. Boyd was struck and injured by gunfire and transported to a local hospital. He did not survive his injuries.

The officer who was shot during this encounter was released from the hospital yesterday evening and is expected to make a full recovery. “We fully support the San Bernardino Police Department, and we are glad the officer will make a full recovery,” said San Bernardino City Mayor John Valdivia.

The incident happened in the City of Highland, which is policed by the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department. Since the shooting happened within the Sheriff’s Department’s jurisdiction, they are conducting the officer-involved shooting investigation. Anyone with further information regarding the officer-involved shooting is urged to contact Detective S. Demuri or Sergeant J. Woods at the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department at (909) 387-3589.

Anyone with further information regarding the homicide that occurred in the City of San Bernardino (SBPD 2020-134092) is urged to contact Detective Sims at (909) 384-5665 / sims_da@sbcity.org or Sergeant Tello at (909) 384-5613 / tello_al@sbcity.org.

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