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KCSO: Man found shot at Weedpatch Hwy. home

KCSO: Man found shot at Weedpatch Hwy. home
Deputies investigating an apparent shooting death at a home in the 5600 block of Weedpatch Hwy. Sunday, February 9, 2014 (KBAK/KBFX photo by Kyndell Nunley)

LAMONT, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) -- The shooting death of a man at a home in the 5600 block of Weedpatch Hwy. is being investigated by the Kern County Sheriff's Office as suspicious.

The man is described only as Hispanic.

Detectives believe he may have been involved in an altercation. They're awaiting a search warrant to get inside the home.

Family members said they think the shooting happened around 6 a.m. Sunday. The body was discovered a short time later.


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