The suspects were locked inside the dispensary by a metal security door and they fired shots into the door to try to open it. When this failed, they threatened the guard with harm unless he would open the door and let them out. The guard complied and one of the suspects fired several rounds into the floor and metal door as he was exiting.
No one was injured from the gunfire.
Authorities asked anyone with information regarding the robbery to call the Whittier Police Department at (562) 945-8250.