Los Angeles CA Nov 24 2016 A security officer has been shot during the robbery of a marijuana dispensary in South Los Angeles, police said.
The shooting was reported around 8 p.m. Tuesday on Imperial Highway and South Broadway, said Sgt. F. Macias of the Los Angeles Police Department's Southeast Division.
At least two armed robbers were involved but there may have been more, Macias said.
The security officer was shot multiple times and was taken to a hospital, Macias said.
Police said that the security officer was wearing body armor but was still injured.
It wasn't immediately clear if the security officer fired shots at the suspects but no other injuries were reported at the scene.
A description of the suspects was not immediately available.