Family identifies men shot and killed in Lamont

Simon Prieto, 27, was killed in a shooting in Lamont, Calif., on Friday, July 6, 2018. Photo provided by family members.

Two men are dead after a shooting Friday night near Sam's Market in Lamont.

Family members identify one of the men as 27-year-old Simon Prieto. He leaves behind four children. A GoFundMe page has been made to help with the funeral costs.

They also identify the other man killed as 22-year-old Carlos Gomez.

According to Sgt. Hubbard with the Kern County Sheriff's Office, the two men were found dead at the scene.

The Sheriff's Office said the suspects are described as two young men and were last seen driving a newer black SUV.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the Sheriff's Office at (661) 861-3110 or the Secret Witness hotline at 322-4040.

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