CHULA VISTA (KUSI) – A person was hospitalized with a gash to the pinnacle after an argument about ”free marijuana” erupted at a dispensary at the moment, police mentioned.

Police arrested two individuals on suspicion of assault with a lethal weapon outdoors of the enterprise on the 900 block of Broadway at 2:18 p.m. Sunday, Lt. John English of the Chula Vista Police Division mentioned.

The unidentified sufferer went to the shop to ask about a proposal of ”free marijuana” he acquired from the enterprise as a textual content message. Staff informed him he had to purchase one thing within the retailer to obtain the free supply. An argument broke out between the person and retailer employee. Because the would-be buyer stepped out the door, a retailer safety guard ”smacked the sufferer behind the pinnacle,” in response to English. The weapon could have been a pipe, he mentioned.

Two others ran out of the shop and continued to assault the sufferer, who was bleeding profusely from his head. After police arrived, the sufferer was taken to the hospital and two individuals had been arrested.

The enterprise was shut down by police, who continued their seek for the safety guard needed within the assault.