WALNUT PARK (CBSLA.com) — The owner of a Walnut Park marijuana dispensary shot and wounded two attempted robbers, authorities said Wednesday.
The would-be robbers were hospitalized following the shooting in the 2400 block of East Florence Avenue in unincorporated Walnut Park, south of Huntington Park, according to Los Angeles County sheriff’s Lt. Thomas Giandeomenico. The HP Med Collective is located in a storefront with no signage.READ MORE: CHP Investigating Deadly Fontana Tesla Crash To See If Self-Driving Computer Played Part
The owner, who identified himself as Ike, said he saw the hooded robbers come into his store on his security camera. One robber was armed with an assault rifle, and both men wore body armor, according to sheriff’s officials.READ MORE: 'I Don't Regret My Decision': Truck Driver Who Stopped Dangerous April Pursuit Says Insurance Company Won't Cover Claim
The two suspects are in critical condition. No other injuries were reported.
An investigation into the shooting is underway, Giandomenico said.MORE NEWS: Newsom Says Most Californians Will Reap Benefits From State Budget Surplus
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