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LAPD searching for Canoga Park murder suspect

June 8, 2010 12:00:00 AM PDT
The search is on for a Canoga Park man wanted for the stabbing death of an acquaintance.The suspect is identified as 32-year-old Jerry Wizar.

According to LAPD detectives, Wizar and the victim, 39-year-old Michael Silva, got into an argument at a house on Glade Avenue in the early morning hours on Saturday.

Investigators believe the argument escalated and Wizar fatally stabbed Silva before fleeing the scene.

When officers arrived, they found Silva lying unconscious in the driveway with multiple stab wounds.

Wizar is described as Latino with brown hair, brown eyes, 5 feet 11 inches tall and weighing about 200 pounds.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at (877) LAPD-24-7.

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