Man shot dead in Lamont has been identified

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BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) UPDATED (10/18) — The man who was shot and killed Saturday evening in Lamont has been identified by the Kern County Coroner’s Office.

The man has been identified as Ruben Anthony Aguilar Sr., 36, of Lamont, according to the coroner’s office. Aguilar died at the scene from a gunshot wound to the head.

(10/16) — A man has died following a shooting Saturday evening in Lamont, according to the sheriff’s office.

KCSO officials said deputies were called to the 9700 block of Primrose Avenue just after 5:15 p.m. for a report of a shooting. A man was found suffering from severe gunshot wounds, and was pronounced dead by emergency responders.

No description of possible suspects was immediately available, but officials said a white vehicle was seen leaving the area following the shooting.

The victim will be identified by the Kern County coroner’s office at a later time.

Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to call the Kern County Sheriff’s Office at 661-861-3110 or the Secret Witness

We will update this story as we learn more information.

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