2:00 a.m. 19300 block of Nordhoff Street, Northridge
Devonshire Division LAPD patrol units are called to investigate an "unknown trouble call" (a 911 call where the caller is not speaking for an unknown reason, but the line remains open) at the 76 gas station. Patrol units are directed to respond, "code 3" (emergency situation, with lights and sirens).
2:03 a.m. 14100 block of Leadwell Street, Van Nuys
Van Nuys Division LAPD patrol units are called to respond the the scene of a "domestic violence" incident at a residence. A white female, wearing a blue jacket and a maroon top is described as the person committing alleged violence at the scene. Van Nuys patrol units are directed to respond "code 2" (without lights and sirens).
2:10 a.m. 11900 block of Terra Bella Street, Pacoima
Foothill Division LAPD patrol units are called to investigate an "unknown trouble call" at the apartment complex. A woman's voice is briefly heard, but the 911 operator is getting nothing further on the open phone line. Patrol units are called to respond "code 3."
2:22 a.m. 19300 block of Nordhoff Street, Northridge
LAFD Engine 104 and Rescue 104 is on the scene at the 76 gas station, where a Devonshire Division LAPD patrol unit has been dispatched earlier. A person at the location is suffering from "chest pains."
2:23 a.m. Sherman Way and Sepulveda Boulevard, Van Nuys
Operations Command Dispatch sends LAFD engine and rescue units to help a "person down" at the intersection.
2:27 a.m. Kling Street and Ben Avenue, Valley Village
North Hollywood Division LAPD patrol units are called to the scene of a "390 (drunk) man in a vehicle." The man is described as a "male, white, 6 feet, thin build, green or blue hooded sweatjacket, blue jeans" driving a silver Pontiac Grand Am. A witness observed the alleged drunk driver hit a guardrail exiting the 101 freeway at Laurel Canyon Boulevard, and was last seen traveling northbound on Ben Avenue towards Riverside Drive.
2:30 a.m. Washington Place and Centinela Avenue, Mar Vista
A Pacific Division LAPD patrol unit has, and radioed the dispatcher to send another patrol unit for "back-up."
Then, heard from one of the officer's police radio, the LAPD officers are yelling to the person they have stopped, and the first officer's voice can be heard saying "put down that now!"
Then a second officer's voice is heard yelling, "Put down the knife!"
The first officer yells again, "put down that..."
The transmission ends.
Immediately after the transmission ends, the Pacific Division LAPD dispatcher radios out to all Pacific Division units that there is a "ROVER activation" (ROVER stands for Remote Out-of-Vehicle Emergency Radio), and the dispatcher broadcasts to the units, "Officer needs help."
2:31 a.m. Washington Place and Centinela Avenue, Mar Vista
The dispatcher continues the broadcast with the location of the officers in need, "Washington Place and Centinela, officer needs help. Washington Place and Centinela." The dispatcher also requests a supervisor to the scene.
911 receives calls for "shots heard" at Washington Place and Centinela, and the dispatcher notifies the patrol officers responding."Washington Place and Centinela, shots fired. Officer needs help! Washington Place and Centinela, shots fired. Officer needs help!" The dispatcher requests an air unit (LAPD helicopter) to respond to the location.
2:32 a.m. Washington Place and Centinela Avenue, Mar Vista
The LAPD officer at the scene radios the dispatcher, and excitedly requests, "Officer/R.A.!(Officer-involved shooting, send a rescue ambulance) Male, conscious and breathing."
The dispatcher confirms with the officers that there is "one (alleged) suspect in custody" (the one injured by gunfire) and another alleged suspect is being taken into custody, "near the Jack-In-The-Box."
(There was an officer-involved shooting, 'OIS', in this incident. According to ABC7 News, an LAPD patrol officer shot a man in the stomach, when he threatened the officer with a knife.)
2:42 a.m. 4400 block of Ensign Avenue, North Hollywood
North Hollywood LAPD patrol units are called to the scene of a possible "vandalism suspect" seen at the residential location. Patrol units are directed to respond, "code 2."
3:03 a.m. 12700 block of Sherman Grove Avenue, Sunland
LAFD Engine 74 and Rescue 74 are sent to the scene of a person suffering from "abdominal pain."
3:13 a.m. 4500 block of Gentry Avenue, Valley Village
The North Hollywood Division LAPD broadcasts a "critical missing person report" to all patrol officers. The missing person's full name is known to officers and has been continuously broadcast over the North Hollywood police scanner frequency all day. Patch contacted the LAPD Media Relations Section and was told by an officer that the LAPD did not yet wish for the person's name to be public.
According to information heard over the scanner:
She described as "female, white, blond hair, green eyes, 5'2", 100 pounds, thin build, light complexion." She is 16 years old, and last seen leaving the 4500 block of Gentry Avenue at 6 p.m. on October 10, 2011. She was wearing blue skinny jeans and a navy blue t-shirt. Her mental condition is stated that "she suffers from bi-polar disorder," and she is believed to be without her medication.
(As of this posting Tuesday afternoon, the LAPD is still broadcasting the critical missing person report.)
Please notify the North Hollywood Division LAPD if you have seen this girl, or may have information about her whereabouts.
North Hollywood LAPD Community Station
11640 Burbank Boulevard
North Hollywood, CA 91601