Authorities have found evidence indicating a gunman suspected of killing a dentist, kidnapping three men and wounding two Kern County sheriff’s deputies is still within a remote five-square-mile area east of Bakersfield.
During the intense search, deputies “came across indications” that led them to believe the gunman is still in the area, sheriff’s spokesman Ray Pruitt said. Pruitt said he could not disclose details about what deputies found because it’s part of the investigation.
“We believe this person is still out there,” he said. “The last thing we want is anybody else getting hurt.
As the manhunt entered its seventh day, U.S. Marshals arrived at the isolated area Thursday to help in the search.
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