Marijuana dispensary security guard shot by robbery suspects

ByABC7.com staff via KABC logo
Monday, March 9, 2015
Firefighters move a security guard shot in an attempted robbery into an ambulance in Hyde Park on Sunday, March 8, 2015.
Firefighters move a security guard shot in an attempted robbery into an ambulance in Hyde Park on Sunday, March 8, 2015.
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HYDE PARK, LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- A security guard at a Hyde Park marijuana dispensary was injured in a gun battle with three robbery suspects Sunday.

Multiple gunshots were fired at about 7:20 p.m. at the dispensary at 54th Street and Crenshaw Boulevard. It was unclear if the dispensary was licensed.

The security guard was taken to a hospital in stable condition.

The three suspects fled the scene and remained at large. No description was immediately available.

Los Angeles police said the shooting may be gang related. An investigation was ongoing.