A security guard at the Green Heart Marijuana Dispensary was shot and killed during a robbery on Saturday, June 18, 2016. Pictured: A marijuana plant flourishes under grow lights at a warehouse in Denver. (Ed Andrieski, Associated Press Photo)

Colorado pot shop security guard killed in robbery, police seek two suspects

A security guard at the Green Heart Marijuana Dispensary in Aurora, Colorado suffered multiple gunshot wounds, pronounced dead at the hospital

Aurora police are looking for two men suspected of shooting and killing a security guard while robbing a marijuana dispensary Saturday night.

Officers responded to the Green Heart Marijuana Dispensary at 19005 E. Quincy Ave., at about 9:44 p.m. after someone reported a robbery with shots fired.

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“When they arrived on scene they located a security guard inside suffering from multiple gunshot wounds,” Aurora police announced in a news release.

The victim was pronounced dead at the hospital.

Police are looking for two suspects armed with handguns.

The identity of the security guard is being held pending identification and notification of his next of kin.

Anyone with information about this case should call Matthew Ingui with the Major Crimes/Homicide Unit at 303-739-6067 or Metro Denver Crime Stoppers at 720-913-7867.

This story was first published on DenverPost.com