UPDATE: KCSO identifies man killed in shooting near Lamont

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UPDATE: The Kern County Sheriff’s Office has identified the victim as 37-year-old Frazier Park resident Eric Nikolas Futrell.

LAMONT, Calif. (KGET) — A man was shot dead Monday afternoon north of Lamont and a search is ongoing for the gunman, authorities said.

Deputies were dispatched at about 2:15 p.m. to the 8300 block of Fuller Drive and found a man dead with a gunshot wound, according to sheriff’s officials.

The shooter is described only as a Hispanic man in his 20s who fled on foot, deputies said. They’re sweeping through the area where the gunman was said to have run.

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