Robert Lorenzo Garrett accused of killing Joshua Lambert, injuring Montrice Maize arrested

Kern County Sheriff's Office deputies have arrested a man wanted in the fatal shooting of Joshua Lambert.

At about 8:45 p.m. on May 25, deputies were sent to the 1600 block of Flower Street regarding a shooting.

Deputies said they found 26-year-old Joshua Lambert and 26-year-old Montrice Maize both suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.

Both were taken by ambulance to Kern Medical Center where Lambert was pronounced dead a short time later. 

Maize was treated and released with non-life threatening injuries.

Through the course of the investigation, detectives said they developed probable cause to arrest 22-year-old Robert Lorenzo Garrett for the murder of Lambert and the assault on Maize.  

On Thursday, Garrett was arrested on charges of murder, attempted murder, assault with a deadly weapon.

Garrett was booked at the Kern Jail and is being held without bail.

Anyone having information on this incident is asked to contact the Kern County Sheriff's Office at (661) 861-3110 or contact Secret Witness at (661) 322-4040. Anonymous "text" tips can be sent to TIP411 (847411).  Just type the key word "KCSO" prior to the message.

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