Man accused in standoff with KCSO SWAT pleads not guilty

News
468G7755_01.MP4_00.15.49.24_1522801116356.png

A man accused of firing shots at deputies during a Shafter standoff Saturday night pleaded not guilty Tuesday afternoon.

Shafter police followed a suspected shoplifter, John Wells, to a home on Atlantic Avenue Saturday night.

Authorities say Wells threatened an officer with a shotgun there.

KCSO says Wells opened fire in the direction of a SWAT team, leading to a brief shootout.

No one was hit and Wells was arrested five hours later.

Copyright 2020 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Latest News

More Local News