Suspects involved in Second Amendment Sports standoff take plea deals

Posted at 4:58 PM, Jun 09, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-09 19:58:37-04

Two men arrested in connection to a standoff at Second Amendment Sports in Southwest Bakersfield back in April have taken a plea deal.

The status of the third suspect arrested is unknown.

Sheriff officials arrested Johnathan Eddington and a minor pleaded no contest to resisting arrest. All other charges were dropped including second degree burglary.

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Kern County Sheriff officials responded to a burglary call around 3 A.M. in the area of Mohawk Street and Rosedale Highway.

When deputies arrived, the suspects were inside of Second Amendment Sports playing with firearms. 

The standoff lasted nearly 5 hours.

They will be sentenced on July 8th.