Suspect in Lamont gas station double murder, robbery arrested

Posted at 2:42 PM, Oct 17, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-17 21:23:06-04

The suspect wanted for murdering two people in relation to a robbery at the Quality Gas Station in Lamont Friday has been arrested.

Darnell James Hammond, 22, was arrested for two counts of first degree murder, robbery, burglary, and participating in a criminal street gang, according to KCSO.

The incident happened on October 14.

Detectives are still looking for two additional suspects, described as black males and a related vehicle, a 92-94 possible brown Nissan Sentra.

Hammond is being held without bail. He will appear in court Tuesday.

Anyone with information on this case is asked to call the Sheriff’s Office at 661-861-3110 or Secret Witness at 661-322-4040.

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