UPDATE: Man in custody following standoff in East Bakersfield

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UPDATE (4:51 p.m.): A man has been taken into custody without injury, sheriff’s spokeswoman Danielle Kernkamp said.

Deputies were called to a “domestic situation” at the home around 1 p.m. and when they arrived a man and woman were barricaded inside. The female managed to get out while the man remained inside, possibly armed, Kernkamp said.

He was eventually taken into custody. Kernkamp said it hadn’t been confirmed whether there were weapons inside the home.


BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — Kern County Sheriff’s Deputies are on scene near Steele Avenue and Webster Street for a subject who has barricaded themselves at a residence.

There is heavy police presence at the scene. KCSO advises to avoid the area at this time.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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