Suspect admits to firing shots at KCSO marked patrol car, police reports show


A man admitted to firing shots at a Kern County Sheriff’s vehicle in Rosamond on Aug. 29.

A KCSO sergeant, escaped injury, as he responded to the 25700 block of Dinkey Avenue near Rosamond. 

Several rounds hit the front passenger door of the patrol car.

Sheriff’s deputies surrounded the house and took the homeowner, Harvey Jensen, into custody.

Jensen later admitted that he had shot at the officer’s vehicle with his 12 gauge shot gun, which was loaded with buckshot, according to police reports.

The passenger side of the patrol car was hit 6 times. 

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