Marijuana grows at the Perennial Holistic Wellness Center dispensary in Los Angeles in July 2012. (David McNew, Getty Images)

Don’t mess with this guy: Dispensary owner shoots two robbers

Los Angeles County authorities say the owner of a medical marijuana dispensary shot and wounded two armed men during an attempted robbery.

Sheriff’s officials say the would-be robbers were hospitalized in unknown condition following the shootings late Tuesday in the Walnut Park area.

A sheriff’s spokesperson tells City News Service that at least one of the suspects was armed and both were wearing bullet-proof vests.

The investigation is ongoing.