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Man killed in Lamont shooting, no arrests made

Posted at 8:46 AM, May 21, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-21 19:52:17-04

The Kern County Sheriff's Office is looking for any suspects connected to a deadly shooting in Lamont.

According to KCSO officials, deputies found a man suffering from "gunshot wounds" in the area of Gail Marie Drive off Main Street just before 10:30 Sunday night. 

The victim, identified as 27-year-old Jesus Teolbaldo Ortega of Lamont, was taken to Kern Medical where he later died. 

No arrests have been made.