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KCSO needs help finding suspects responsible for double homicide in Lamont

Posted at 10:51 AM, Aug 01, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-01 18:55:15-04

The Kern County Sheriff's Office launched an investigation into the deaths of Simon Prieto and Carlos Gomez. 

They were both shot and killed in the 8700 block of Paradise Road in Lamont. As of now, no arrests have been made. 

The Sheriff's Office is requesting the public's help in identifying those responsible for the murders. 

The suspects have been described as three Hispanic males, driving a black SUV. 

Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Sheriff's Office at 861-3110 or the Secret Witness line at 322-4040.