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Man shot and killed in Lamont identified by Kern County Sheriff's Office

Kern County Sheriff's Office (FILE)
Posted at 3:21 PM, Jun 29, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-29 18:21:58-04

LAMONT, Calif. (KERO) — The Kern County Sheriff's Office has identified who was found shot in Lamont on Monday.

According to the KCSO, 28-year-old Jesus Cachu Melgoza was found suffering from a gunshot wound in the 900 block of Weedpatch Highway at around 4 a.m. He was declared dead at the scene.

No additional information is available. The investigation is ongoing.