Shots fired in Oildale standoff

{A href=""}BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) Shots have been fired at the scene of a standoff in Oildale.

Kern County Sheriff's deputies are currently in the 300 block of Belle Avenue, where the incident began around 6:30 p.m.

Homes in the area have been evacuated as the standoff continues. Authorities haven't said what started the standoff.