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.