Security guard at Aurora Green Heart Marijuana Dispensary killed during robbery

Posted at 5:59 AM, Jun 20, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-20 07:59:06-04

Aurora police are looking for two men suspected of fatally shooting a security guard at a marijuana dispensary during an armed robbery.

The Aurora Sentinel reports that officers were called to the Green Heart Marijuana Dispensary on Saturday night on a report of shots fired and a robbery. When officers arrived at the scene, they found the security guard who suffered multiple gunshot wounds.

The guard was pronounced dead after being taken to a hospital.

The identity of the guard killed in the shooting has not been released.

Green Heart is one of three retail-licensed marijuana stores in Aurora's sixth ward. The dispensary is staffed by both posted security personnel and security cameras. Police are reviewing the surveillance footage.