Convicted felon back in custody after found with loaded gun near scene of homicide

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- A convicted felon is back in custody tonight after he was found with a loaded gun near the scene of a recent homicide.

Fresno Police were patrolling the area near Roy and Fig Avenue because of Thursday's murder and other gang-related shootings.

Officers found 20-year-old Rashyid Boyd with a backpack.

Because of Boyd's Fresno County probation status, they searched the backpack and found he had a loaded semi-automatic handgun.

He was arrested and booked into the Fresno County Jail on several charges including possession of a loaded firearm.
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