BAKERSFIELD, Calif. -- (KERO) -- TMZ is reporting that Charles Manson has been taken out of prison and into a Bakersfield hospital for gastrointestinal issues Tuesday afternoon.
A source told 23ABC that Manson may be at San Joaquin Community Hospital. Sources are also reporting that Manson may be at Mercy Downtown.
Bakersfield police confirmed Tuesday evening a high-profile inmate is in town for treatment.
Manson left California's Corcoran State Prison Tuesday to get treatment.
The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation declined to comment, citing federal and state medical privacy laws.
[Updated 7:55 p.m. PT]