NewsCovering Kern County

Actions

BPD: Man taken to hospital after Northwest Bakersfield standoff

BPD: Man taken to hospital after Northwest Bakersfield standoff
Posted at 8:18 AM, Aug 05, 2022
and last updated 2022-08-05 11:18:58-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KERO) — The Bakersfield Police Department said a man was taken to a hospital Friday morning after a standoff that lasted more than an hour in Northwest Bakersfield.

BPD said officers received a report shortly after 2:45 a.m. about a man armed with a firearm in the front yard of a residence in the 2900 block of Colville Avenue.

Crisis negotiators tried to resolve the incident safely for more than an hour, said BPD.

BPD said shortly before 5 a.m. the man was taken to an area hospital where he is listed in stable condition.

The investigation is ongoing.