BAKERSFIELD, Calif. – UPDATE (May 23, 2017 5:32 p.m.): Family has identified 35-year-old Dustin Johnson as a male who was shot and killed in Oildale Monday night.
There are opposing stories about what led adult to a shooting.
The family of a shooter and a family of a plant determine that a whole occurrence started over a Facebook feud.
They pronounced a feud escalated from Facebook to content messages, though from there any side has their possess story.
Johnson’s family pronounced there was a prearranged quarrel between Johnson and a family acquaintance.
George Reed, Johnson’s stepdad, pronounced a dual concluded to accommodate during a Big Lots parking lot on Olive Drive circuitously Roberts Lane. Reed pronounced once they got there, a family familiarity told them to go to a apartments opposite a travel from Big Lots instead.
“They told him to come over since there’s grass, we know, so they could quarrel on a weed and it never got to that point,” pronounced Reed.
Reed pronounced he and Johnson gathering over to a apartments and Johnson got out of a automobile and started walking toward where they were ostensible to fight.
Reed pronounced Dustin hadn’t even done it all a approach to a area when Raymond Rankin carried adult his shotgun from his side and shot Johnson.
“When Dustin got within like 10 feet from him he carried a shotgun adult from his side and shot him,” pronounced Reed.
Reed pronounced they afterwards threatened to fire him too if he came any closer, so Reed behind adult and called his family and police.
Reed pronounced he doesn’t know since anyone would wish to harm Johnson.
“Dustin was a good kid,” pronounced Reed.
However, a daughter of Raymond Rankin, Tara Rankin, pronounced that’s not a box during all.
She pronounced Johnson was a aggressor. She pronounced he started a argument on Facebook and escalated it to content messages.
Tara Rankin pronounced there was never a pre-planned fight. Instead, she pronounced Johnson was display adult during places circuitously and texting a family familiarity to come accommodate him so they could fight.
She pronounced they content Johnson behind and told him they weren’t going anywhere.
She pronounced that’s when he, his stepdad, his mom, his partner and his hermit showed adult during a apartments.
She pronounced Johnson kept walking down toward them, cheering threats a whole way.
That’s when she pronounced Raymond Rankin carried his shotgun adult and told him not to come any closer since he’ll shoot.
She pronounced Johnson was within 10 to 15 feet and was motioning like he had a blade in his hand. She pronounced he afterwards started to assign toward Raymond Rankin and that’s when he pulled a trigger.
Johnson was rushed to a sanatorium where he after died.
Raymond Rankin was taken into control and afterwards after released.
Tara Rankin pronounced she believes a whole thing was held on notice camera.
23ABC attempted to obtain a copy, though was unsuccessful.
KCSO officials would not criticism on either or not a blade was found. They pronounced they will not be commenting serve about a occurrence until a review is complete.
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UPDATE (May 23, 2017 10:30 a.m.): Family members and friends brand a plant as Dustin Johnson.
New sum from a lethal sharpened in Oildale Monday night, a male who was taken into control has been released.
Homicide detectives pronounced 62-year-old Raymond Rankin was primarily taken into custody.
He was interviewed early this morning and expelled tentative serve investigation.
Deputies were called to an unit formidable on Olive Drive in Oildale around 8:00 p.m. Monday to reports of a shooting.
Officials pronounced Rankin was found holding a shotgun and that he put it down when systematic to by deputies.
They found a 35-year-old male shot once in a top body.
The plant was taken to Kern Medical and underwent surgery. Officials reliable a plant died around 1:00 a.m.
We still have no central acknowledgment of a temperament of a chairman who was shot.
Family members of Rankin told 23ABC overnight that he dismissed a shotgun in self defense.