San Luis Obispo County

Oceano Standoff Ends with Arrest

Oceano Standoff

OCEANO, Calif. - An intense standoff in Oceano has come to an end.

San Luis Obispo County sheriff's deputies were called out around 7 p.m. Thursday to the Pismo Sands RV park to reports of shots being fired.  When deputies arrived, an armed man barricaded himself inside his RV.

A portion of the park was evacuated during the standoff.

Dennis Ray Barnes Jr., 43, surrendered without incident just after 9:30 p.m.

No one was injured during the incident.

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