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Suspect taken into custody following hours-long standoff

Posted at 11:38 PM, Sep 17, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-18 05:18:42-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — After an hours-long standoff Tuesday night in Northeast Bakersfield, the Kern County Sheriff's office has taken a man into custody.

The Kern County Sheriff's Office responded at about 6:50 p.m. to a call for "unknown trouble" at a home on Crawford Street.

When deputies got there, a Hispanic man allegedly discharged a gun in what's being described as a "negligent manner."

The suspect soon barricaded himself inside the home leading to a standoff that ended just before 11 p.m.

KCSO has not yet identified the man, other than saying he is 26 years old.