Breaking: Ex-Cop Dorner in Shootout at Big Bear Lake
KTLA 5 in Los Angeles is reporting that ex-cop Christopher Dorner has been involved in a shootout with police in Big Bear. One or two police officers have been reported wounded; the situation is rapidly developing…
BIG BEAR, Calif. — Christopher Dorner was engaged in a shootout with federal authorities in the Big Bear area Tuesday, a law enforcement source told The Times.
The shooting occurred after Dorner burglarized a home, tied up a couple and stole their car, the source said.
It was not immediately clear whether Dorner was in custody.
A second source said there was an active crime scene but did not have details.
Law enforcement officials were swarming the area.
Police have confirmed that Dorner is holed up in the cabin at lower right of the image above. Two policemen have been shot and medevac’ed out.
LA Times saying #Dorner broke into a cabin “days ago” & held couple hostage until this morning. Then tried to find daylight.
LAT: Owner of cabin where Dorner is barricaded says cabin should be empty, without cable, phone or Internet service latimesblogs.latimes.com/lanow/2013/02/…
— Jon Passantino (@passantino) February 12, 2013
Media reporting 1 deputy shot in SB during #Dorner shootout has died. Other is critical. Standoff = ongoing.