Sheriff's in Shootout with Suspect

The Kern County Sheriff's Office says a man barricaded inside an Oildale home has shot at deputies, and deputies returned fire.

The suspect then retrieved back into his home, but is believed to be injured.

Houses were evacuated on both Belle and Moneta Avenues in the area of N. Chester and Roberts Ln. at about 7 p.m. Thursday evening.

23 ABC will continue with the latest developments as law enforcement is able to release information on the situation.