By CBSLA Staff

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Detectives are investigating a fatal shooting in the 1000 block of Imperial Highway.

According to Deputy Eva Jimenez, a male suspect allegedly attempted to rob a marijuana dispensary when an armed security guard confronted the man and then shot him.

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The incident was reported at approximately 9:30 a.m. Sunday morning.

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When deputies arrived, they found the man with multiple gunshot wounds to the chest. He was transported to a hospital where he later died.

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The man’s name is being withheld pending notification of his next of kin. Anyone who may have witnessed the shooting is urged to call LASD’s homicide bureau at (323) 890-5500 or Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.