Security guard at Aurora pot shop killed during robbery

Published: Jun. 19, 2016 at 12:26 PM MDT
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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.