Man hurt, suspect wanted in Lamont shooting

Posted at 9:58 AM, Apr 25, 2016
and last updated 2016-04-25 15:59:47-04

The Kern County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public’s assistance in locating Rafael Lopez.

Lopez has been identified as the suspect responsible for a shooting that occurred at the Fastrip Store at 10301 Main Street in Lamont on April 24th at about 12:46 am.

The victim sustained several gunshot wounds.

A $1,000,000 warrant has been issued for Lopez’s arrest charging him with attempt murder, participating in a criminal street gang, and being an ex-felon in possession of a firearm. He frequents the Lamont area.

If anyone has information on his whereabouts please call Sr. Deputy David Stephens at 661-392-6092, the Sheriff’s Office at 661-861-3110, or Secret Witness at 661-322-4040.