Two men were in critical condition after they were shot during an attempted robbery at a marijuana dispensary Tuesday night in Walnut Park, authorities said.
The shooting was reported around 10:45 p.m. in the 2400 block of Florence Avenue, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.
The attempted robbers were shot by the shop owner after he saw them on a surveillance monitor breaking through the door, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.
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Deputies said the would-be robbers were wearing bulletproof vests.
The two men were transported to a hospital where they were in critical condition but stable condition, deputies said.
The attempted robbery and shooting was under investigation.
Oleevia Woo contributed to this report.