McDonald Way standoff suspect was AB109 parolee

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - The man police said was behind the hours-long standoff in Southwest Bakersfield had been released on parole as part of AB109.

Starting at about 3 p.m. Friday, CHP officers tried pulling over Miguel Villanueva for talking on a cell phone while driving what turned out to be a stolen car.

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Villanueva led the officers on a chase. He crashed on McDonald Way and ran and hid in a garage.

Villanueva shot at police when they found him, and he wasn't pulled out until after 7 p.m.

Villanueva was still in critical condition Monday afternoon after he was shot police.


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