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.READ MORE: Flight From New York's JFK To John Wayne Airport Diverts To Denver After Flight Attendant Attacked By Passenger
The incident was reported at approximately 9:30 a.m. Sunday morning.READ MORE: Human Remains Found In Yucca Valley ID’d As Missing New Jersey Woman Lauren Cho
When deputies arrived, they found the man with multiple gunshot wounds to the chest. He was transported to a hospital where he later died.MORE NEWS: Shirtless Driver Wanted After Crashing Stolen Car Into Scooter Rider Going Wrong Way Down One-Way Street In Downtown LA
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.