UPDATE (July 22, 2017 8:42p): Family members say that the juvenile shot and killed Friday night in Lamont was 17-year-old Abraham Rubio. A GoFundMe page has been set up to help the family with funeral costs.
UPDATE (July 22, 2017 4:29a): On Friday at approximately 8:02 p.m. Kern County Sheriff’s Office Lamont Substation deputies were dispatched to 8100 block of Paradise Road in Lamont for a victim of a shooting. That's near Panama Rd. and Highway 184.
Upon arrival, deputies located a male subject suffering from at least one gunshot wound. The subject was transported to Kern Medical where he later died.
Detectives responded to the scene and initiated an investigation.
The investigation is ongoing.
If anyone has information about this case they are asked to call the Sheriff’s Office at 661-861-3110 or Secret Witness at 661-322-4040.
The Kern County Sheriff Department is investigating a shooting on Paradise Road and Weed Patch Highway in Lamont.
Officials say they responded to the area around when they found a male juvenile suffering from three gunshot wounds.
The victim was taken to Kern Medical with serious injuries.
KCSO does not have a suspect in custody.
If you have any information you are urged to call the sheriffs department immediately.
Check back for more details.