Updated April 26, 2014, with condition of victim.
Gunfire erupted at a North Park medical marijuana dispensary during an attempted robbery Friday, leaving a security guard wounded and a suspected robber dead, authorities reported.
The shootout at the shop near the intersection of 30th Street and University Avenue occurred shortly before 12:30 p.m., according to San Diego police.
One of two suspected thieves died at the scene. The other ran off and sped out of the area in a white sedan, possibly a Mercedes-Benz. Witnesses described him as a roughly 6-foot, 190-pound black man in a blue hooded sweat shirt, homicide Lt. Manuel Del Toro told reporters.
Medics took the wounded security officer to Scripps Mercy Hospital for treatment of a bullet wound to the abdomen. He underwent surgery and was listed in stable condition, the lieutenant said.
– City News Service
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