A man and a woman were found shot to death outside their home near Shafter on Monday evening, said Kern County Sheriff's Lt. Adam Pugge.
At 5:40 p.m., sheriff's deputies were dispatched to the shooting on the 29000 block of Orange Street where they found the two victims.
Detectives are investigating what led up to the shooting, Pugge said. As of Monday night, they did not have any suspects.
Pugge said he could not release the names of the victims or say whether they were related.