Police in Los Angeles were searching Monday for a man suspected of shooting a woman in the head and fleeing the scene with their two young children.

The mother of Michael Lajun Green's two children, 21-month-old Maaliyah and six-month-old Zyler, called 911 from the Sportsmen's Lodge hotel and event center in Studio City at around 4:50am local time, KTLA-TV reported.

Green allegedly shot her in the head, but authorities said the bullet did not go through her skull.

Green fled the scene with the two children, and police believe he is armed.

He has a previous conviction for a domestic violence charge, according to KTLA.

The victim, who was not identified, was listed in stable condition at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.