An armed man on Wednesday killed five people, including his wife in Bakersfield, California, before committing suicide, AFP quoted police sources as saying.
"We have six people dead. One is the suspect and five more of the victims, "Kern County police officer Mark King told AFP, referring to" a possible drama of domestic violence. "
According to local media reports, the man reportedly appeared with his wife in a trucking company, where he allegedly quarreled with another man. After shooting him, he shot his wife, then a third man came to see what was happening.
No identity has been identified.
This is the 253th mass murder by firearm in the United States, according to statistics.