A man shot dead his wife and four other people in Bakersfield in California in a series of shootings on Wednesday.
Six people were killed in Bakersfield, California Wednesday night in what Kern County Sheriff Donny Youngblood described as a mass shooting.
The gunman then trained the weapon on his wife, fatally shooting her inside the business as well.
The man then drove to another residence where he shot dead two more people.
Three people were killed there and the shooter, armed with a large caliber hand gun, fled. He commandeered a vehicle before he killed himself when he was confronted by a sheriff's deputy, Youngblood said.
He did not disclose the identities of the victims.
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According to the Californian, Youngblood said the suspect went to a trucking business with his wife and confronted another male.
The investigation could take days, he said, because there are at least 30 witnesses who need to be interviewed.
"Obviously, these are not random shootings", Youngblood told KERO-TV, noting that the shootings occurred in a short amount of time. But the mother and child managed to escape. The deputy who confronted the man was wearing a body camera.
Youngblood said police recovered a pistol at the scene.
"It's highly unusual to have six people killed in one incident", the sheriff said.
At least five crime scenes were being investigated as deputies worked to backtrack the shooter's footsteps. "Five victims are deceased, and the suspect is also deceased", he repeated.