He then shot both of them before turning the gun on someone who rushed to the scene, police said.
The gunman fled the area, going to a nearby residence and fatally shooting two more people.
Javier Casarez, 54, may have planned whom he was going to target in Wednesday evening's shooting spree, but his exact motive remains unclear, Kern County Sheriff Donny Youngblood told a news conference.
The husband then hijacked a vehicle with a woman and child inside on Fillmore Avenue in Bakersfield. "It was a very short period of time, maybe 10-15 minutes".
Youngblood told reporters that his department was interviewing about 30 bystanders who witnessed the shootings. He then chased another man and gunned him down too, Youngblood said.
Six people have been killed in linked shootings in the city of Bakersfield in California, police say, BBC reported. As he pulled into a parking lot, a deputy spotted him and approached his vehicle with his weapon drawn. Please refresh for the latest updates and information.
Youngblood said it appears that Casarez targeted every victim, starting with a worker at T & T Trucking, and that domestic violence appears to have played a large part. The daughter may have tried to intervene, Youngblood said.
Bakersfield is about 90 miles north of Los Angeles. "Our entire community, with one heavy heart, is praying for the victims and their families".
It's not clear why the man went on the rampage, he said, but there may be a connection between the shooter and the victims - all described as adults.
Asked whether he thinks any laws were broken, Trump Jr. said: "Listen, I think you're subverting the will of the people". But Woodward insisted his book was accurate and said he carefully vetted each description included in the book.
Officials in the potential path of Florence urged people to evacuate their coastal homes and directed drivers away from the coast. The first tropical storm-force winds of at least 63 kph were forecast to hit the coast on Thursday.
They will then visit New Zealand and finally end the two-week trip in Sydney, Australia, the palace said. Samantha Markle has taken to her Twitter account to slam the Duchess of Sussex as the "DuchASS".
In a bid to claw back some much-needed market share, Microsoft is implementing a rather cheeky "feature" in its Edge browser. Spotted by Windows Central , Windows 10 Insiders are now seeing an Edge "ad" when trying to install Chrome or Firefox.
But after the company brought over most of the app's various features to the redesign Gmail , many questioned the client's future. In it, Google walks customers through using some of their favorite features from Inbox in Gmail as well as discover new ones.
Fager said he would not have thought that one note would have resulted in a dismissal after 36 years at the network, "but it did". At the end of Duncan's report, anchor Jeff Glor said to her, "That message was unacceptable".
The exercise simulated a "massive missile attack" by an "unnamed enemy", another military official Sergei Tikhonov said. The exercises involve Chinese and Mongolian armies and will continue until September 17.
The last time it discontinued an iPhone model a year after announcing it was the iPhone 5, released in 2012 and canned in 2013. The base level iPhone is now the iPhone 7 with a 4.7-inch display, A10 Fusion chip, water proofing and stereo speaker setup.
Moreover, high tides around noon and midnight these next few days will make the storm surges even worse, Samson said. North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia and Maryland governors have declared states of emergency.
Hurricane-force winds will bring down trees and damage homes and businesses. The storm will bring dangerously high amounts of rain, forecasters say.
California to phase out fossil fuels for electricity by 2045
The electric sector represents 16 percent of the state's greenhouse gas emissions. "I feel so proud to be a Californian right now. The California Energy Commission estimates that 32 percent of retail energy sales were powered by renewable sources a year ago .
Forza Horizon 4 Demo is now available for free on Windows 10
While Horizon 3 was based in our very own Australia, this time Horizon 4 moves to focus on the lovely , historic Britain. Forza Horizon Standard Edition is $59.99, Deluxe Edition is $79.99, and the Ultimate Edition will set you back $99.99.
Nintendo Switch Online finally has a concrete launch date
Ultimate, some more info about that new Yoshi game , and if you're feeling really lucky, an Animal Crossing Switch announcement. Nintendo's answer to PlayStation Network and Xbox Live will cost $3.99 per month after the free trial.
Weah sets world record with Liberia, Nigeria friendly
Weah, who became the first African victor of the Ballon d'Or in 1995, was elected president of Liberia last December. His popularity and achievements as an African footballer helped him secure Liberia presidency in December 2017.
Cuomo-Nixon showdown in NY governor's race goes to voters
State attorney general candidate Tish James was also at the pep rally, which was attended by dozens of local and state lawmakers. NY is the only state in the country which has separate election days for federal and statewide primaries.
U.S. Ryder Cup Team Adds Tony Finau
Finau, is only the third rookie in Jim Furyk's ranks as the U.S. try to win on foreign soil for the first time in 25 years. Regardless of which player is chosen for the final spot, the US should have a strong team heading into Paris.
Verizon launches 5G home Internet with 300Mbps speeds
Verizon is offering some additional perks to initial 5G Home customers if that $50 to $70 monthly price tag is giving you pause. Interested parties can sign up at the 5G Home website to get alerts when the service is scheduled to arrive in their area.