Police Identify Man Involved in Pittsburg Homicide


The Pittsburg Police Department has identified Giovante Boyd as being involved a March 5 homicide shooting. Boyd has a warrant for his arrest and he should be considered armed and dangerous.

On March 5, at 3:00 pm, Pittsburg Police Officers responded to a shooting in the 600 block of Carpino Avenue.  A 48 year old male Pittsburg resident was found deceased in the driveway of a residence.  A second gunshot victim, 43 year old male Pittsburg resident, was later located at Kaiser Hospital in Antioch Kaiser.  His injuries were considered non-life threatening.

Based on our the police investigation, both victims were in front of the residence when an occupant from a vehicle shot them as they drove by.

Anyone with information to his whereabouts or information relative to this case is encouraged to contact Detective Jacob Stage at 925-252-6972.



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