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Kern County sheriff's detectives launched a homicide investigation in Lamont Friday night after three people were found dead.

Deputies were called shortly before 7 p.m. after shots were heard in the area of Florence Street and Ralph Avenue, the Sheriff's Office said in a news release.

Half a mile away, near Buena Vista Boulevard and South Fairfax Road, deputies found two people in a car who weren't breathing. They were pronounced dead.

They found a third body in a nearby vineyard, the news release said.

The victims have not been identified, and no arrests have been made.

The Sheriff's Office asks that anyone with information call 861-3110 or the Secret Witness Line at 322-4040.

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That area is aka Weedpatch. The underbelly of Lamont. Enough said.

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