KCSO: Man in critical condition after Lamont shooting

The Kern County Sheriff's Office investigates a shooting on Santa Ana Street in Lamont, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX photo)

A man was shot and left in critical condition Wednesday night in Lamont.

The Kern County Sheriff's Office said deputies were called around 10:20 p.m. to a home on Santa Ana Street about the shooting. The wounded man was found outside the home.

About an hour earlier, deputies were sent to that location about a fight, which was at least verbal in nature and possibly physical, according to the Sheriff's Office.

Homicide detectives are investigating because of the severity of the man's wounds.

No suspects have been identified. Anyone with information helpful to the investigation is asked to call the Sheriff's Office at (661) 861-3110 or the Secret Witness hotline at 322-4040.

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