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Security Guard At Aurora Green Heart Marijuana Dispensary Killed During Robbery

The Denver Channel reports:

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.

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Richard Lowe is a 14-year veteran of the financial sector with licenses as a commodity broker (Series 3) and investment advisor representative (IAR Series 65). Along with a focus on raising capital for the firms he was employed with, he also wrote and edited much of the content published by them. He holds a BA in Journalism from the University of Massachusetts. He has been a longtime advocate for marijuana legalization due to the social injustices associated with marijuana prohibition and the strong potential for the medicinal benefits of cannabis.

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