It happened around 6:20 p.m. in the 6600 block of Crenshaw Boulevard.
When officers arrived, they found the victim, identified as Francisco Alonzo, inside the dispensary suffering from a gunshot wound.
He was pronounced dead at the scene.
“During the preliminary investigation, it was determined that Alonzo worked on site as a security guard and had been involved in an argument with the suspect, possibly during the commission of a theft.” , the police said in a press release.
Police have not released information on any suspect(s). Investigators previously said they were looking for three suspects.
Anyone with information is asked to call the South Bureau’s 77th Homicide Division Team at 323-786-5100 or 323-786-5500.
If you wish to remain anonymous, you can call LA Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477) or visit Crime Stoppers website.