Man dead in Lamont shooting

Authorities are on scene after a man was found suffering from gunshot wounds Sunday night, May 20, 2018, in Lamont, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX photo)

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) – A man died after he was found suffering from gunshot wounds Sunday night in Lamont.

Kern County deputies were sent to the 8200 block of Gail Marie Drive, where they found the wounded man who was later identified by the coroner as 27-year-old Jesus Teobaldo Ortega.

The Sheriff’ Office didn’t release any information on a possible suspect or motive.

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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