Police Search for Masked Men in Marijuana Dispensary Killing

Residents reported seeing three men flee the building in Koreatown before the discovery of man's body

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    A 28-year-old man was found shot to death in a Koreatown marijuana dispensary, the victim of an apparent robbery, officials said.

    Residents flagged down police officers near 8th Street and Vermont Avenue Wednesday night around 9:25 p.m., reporting three men were seen running out of the marijuana clinic wearing masks and carrying a duffel bag, according to an LAPD statement.

    When police entered the dispensary, officers found the victim had been shot. He died at the scene.

    The victim was not identified pending notification of next of kin.

    Anyone with information is asked to call LAPD detectives at 213-382-9470.

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