Littlerock medical marijuana dispensary worker shot during robbery

A map shows the location of a medical marijuana dispensary in Liittlerock, California. A worker at the shop was shot and injured during an armed robbery on Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016. (KABC)

A worker at a medical marijuana dispensary in Littlerock was shot in the stomach after a group of masked men stormed the store on Thursday.

Sheriff's deputies from the Palmdale station said they received a 911 call about an armed robbery at the Littlerock Medical Marijuana Dispensary on the 7300 block of Pearblossom Highway around 4 p.m. Thursday.

Responding deputies found a male employee shot in the stomach area. Authorities said another male was pistol whipped in the head and a third male was kicked and punched.

The victims described the suspects as three to five males wearing black hoodie-type jackets and masks covering their faces. Two of the suspects were armed with semi-automatic handguns.

Authorities said the suspects stole an unknown amount of marijuana, cash, cellphones and one computer hard drive.

All three victims were transported to local hospitals, where they were treated for their injuries, which were described as not life threatening.

The incident was under investigation.
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