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2 shot in apparent robbery in front of Westside marijuana dispensary

September 18, 2009 |  6:48 pm


Two people were seriously wounded this evening in a shooting outside a West Los Angeles marijuana dispensary.

The shooting occurred about 4:45 p.m. near the corner of Pico and Sawtelle boulevards.

Los Angeles Police Officer Cleon Joseph said the shooting may have been an attempted robbery, though details remained unclear. Joseph says the two victims were taken to hospitals in critical and serious condition. 

Los Angeles police officials have said they've noticed an uptick in crime around pot dispensaries.

--Staff and Wire Report