Bakersfield Hospital Cleared After Shooting Puts Facility on Lockdown; Suspect Shot by Police

A Bakersfield hospital has been cleared after police shot a suspect in an incident that put the facility on lockdown Friday evening, authorities said.

No other individuals were shot at the Bakersfield Heart Hospital, the Bakersfield Police Department said in a Facebook post at 6:20 p.m.

Officials are still investigating the incident at the hospital  located in the 3000 block of Sillect Avenue, the statement said.

Locals are advised to avoid the area.