At 3:15 p.m. Tuesday, Bakersfield police were dispatched to the 1300 block of Clipper Hills Drive regarding gunshots fired into a residence.
Investigation led officers to a nearby house in the 1300 block of Sierra Summit Avenue, where they found several guns. The owner of the guns also possessed a homemade cannon and a quantity of gun powder for use with the cannon.
The owner of the cannon, Phillip Martin, 60, was arrested on suspicion of possession of a destructive device and discharging a weapon into an inhabited dwelling.
No one was injured. Fourteen homes were evacuated during the search of the Martin's house.
The 1300 block of Sierra Summit Avenue was closed for three and a half hours.
- Bakersfield Police Department