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 dispensary is located in a storefront with no signage.
The owner, who identified himself as Ike, said he saw the hooded robbers come into his store on his security camera, armed with assault rifles.
The two suspects are in critical condition. No other injuries were reported.