Police investigating separate killings at Union Avenue motel Friday


Police are investigating two separate killings at a motel on Union Avenue Friday.

Two people were shot to death Friday at the same motel in the 900 block of Union Avenue with the killings happening 17 hours apart.

At around 6 p.m. Friday, police were called to the motel where they found a man in his 20s dead from apparent gunshot wounds.

Police did not provide suspect information.

Police said this shooting happened at the same time a vigil was going outside the same motel for another shooting victim, killed early Friday morning,

Earlier in the day, a man in his 30s was killed outside the motel just after 1 a.m.

Investigators are looking into the possibility the two shootings are related.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Bakersfield Police Department at 327-7111.

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