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Monday, March 19, 2012

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North Hollywood Detectives Investigate Shooting at Sportsmen’s Lodge; Looking for Two Endangered Missing Children NR12127cj


Today around 4:40 p.m., Michael Greene was arrested in the 21700 block of Hart Avenue in Canoga Park.  He surrendered to authorities without incident.  The two children were also located with the suspect and are safe with authorities.  Michael Green was arrested and booked for Attempt Murder and Child Endangerment.   

Los Angeles:
  LAPD North Hollywood Homicide detectives are asking for the public’s help in providing information that would lead to the arrest of a shooting suspect. The suspect may have also taken the victim’s two children.

On March 19, 2012 at 4:50 a.m., LAPD North Hollywood patrol officers responded to a radio call regarding an “Assault with a Deadly Weapon” at the Sportsmen’s Lodge at 12800 block of Ventura Boulevard. When the officers arrived, they discovered a female suffering from an upper torso gunshot wound.  LAFD Rescue personnel responded and transported the victim to a local hospital where she is currently in stable condition.

During the investigation it was discovered that a man named Michael Green, a 27-year-old African American, was identified as the suspect in the shooting.  It is believed that the suspect fled with his two children, six-month-old male Zyler Green and a year and a half old female Maaliyah Green.  At this time the children are considered endangered and missing.  They are being sought by the Los Angeles Police Department.

Anyone with information regarding this crime is urged to call LAPD North Hollywood Homicide Detectives at 818-623-4075. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (877-527-3247). Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477). Tipsters may also contact Crime Stoppers by texting to phone number 274637 (C-R-I-M-E-S on most keypads) with a cell phone.  All text messages should begin with the letters “LAPD.”  Tipsters may also go to, click on "webtips" and follow the prompts.