Security Guard Shot to Death at South Los Angeles Marijuana Dispensary

Security Guard Shot to Death at South Los Angeles Marijuana Dispensary

Crime scene tape in a file photo. (John Fredricks/The Epoch Times)

City News Service

City News Service


Updated: 11/11/2023

LOS ANGELES—A 27-year-old man shot to death inside a marijuana dispensary in South Los Angeles was a security guard at the business, authorities said Nov. 11.
He was identified as Francisco Alonzo, according to a statement by the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD).
The shooting was reported about 6:20 p.m. Friday in the 6600 block of Crenshaw Boulevard, near Hyde Park Boulevard, according to a dispatcher at the LAPD’s Operations Center.
The man suffered multiple gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.
The preliminary investigation determined Mr. Alonzo became involved in a dispute with the suspect, possibly during a robbery.
The man suspected of firing the shots fled the scene before officers arrived, the dispatcher said. He remains at large.
Anyone with information is urged to call detectives Frank Flores and Javier Navarro of the South Bureau Homicide Division, 77th Squad, at 323-786-5100 or 323-786-5500. Anonymous tips can be phoned into Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477.
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