San Bernardino Sheriff confirms suspect Christopher Jordan Dorner is barricaded in cabin; swat team in on scene. There is also know that two San Bernardino county sheriffs shoot during a shootout sources tell LA Times.
A person believed to be the fugitive ex-Los Angeles cop sought in three killings exchanged gunfire with authorities in the San Bernardino Mountains on Tuesday, a law enforcement official said on condition of anonymity.
The officer requested anonymity because the officer was not authorized to speak publicly about the ongoing investigation.
It’s believed Christopher Dorner committed a residential burglary of a cabin where a couple was tied up, the officer told The Associated Press.
One of the people was able to get away and make a call.
Christopher Jordan Dorner, the fugitive ex-cop accused of killing three people in a revenge-fueled spree.
His car was 1st found in San Bernardino, California in flames and deserted on the side of Bear Mountain official follow the track on the snow leading away from the vehicle. Personnel and several team continued to search the area of Big Bear Lake, 80 miles away from Los Angeles.
Is was the primary suspect of the doble murder of Cal State Fullerton Coach Monica Quan and Keith Lawrence on Sundays February 3rd, 2013. The LAPD ex-officer 33-years-old was dismissed from his position as a police officer in 2008 for allegedly making false statements about his training officer.
The massive manhunt tock place in 3 counties and state of Nevada. Christopher is suspected of the shooting of three police officers Thursday morning. Two of the offices were shot in their patrol can; one was able to radio for help. Both were take to a local hospital. One of the officers did not survive the injuries. The third officer suffered a graze wound in Corona.
Authorities say that Dorner wrote an online manifesto threatening to harm police officials and their families. In the online postings, Dorner specifically named retired L.A. police captain Randy Quan, the father of Monica Quan.
Dorner commented online that now that his life’s ambition had been taken away from him he was severely depressed, and filled with rage against those who forced him from his job.
Dorner complained that Quan and others did not fairly represent him at the review hearing.
“Your lack of ethics and conspiring to wrong a just individual are over. Suppressing the truth will leave to deadly consequences for you and your family.
“There will be an element of surprise where you work, live, eat, and sleep,” he wrote, referring to Quan and several others.
“I never had the opportunity to have a family of my own, I’m terminating yours,” he added. Quan apparently served as Dorner’s representative, according to the manifesto.
“He doesn’t work for you, your interest, or your name,” Dorner wrote of Quan. “He works for the department, period.”
“His job is to protect the department from civil lawsuits being filed and their best interest which is the almighty dollar. His loyalty is to the department, not his client.”
In the document, he threatens violence against other police officers.
“The violence of action will be high…. I will bring unconventional and asymmetrical warfare to those in LAPD uniform whether on or off duty,” Dorner wrote.
Law Enforcement Action Conducted at the Las Vegas Residence of Christopher Dorner.
The FBI performed a law enforcement action at the Las Vegas residence of Christopher Dorner. The surrounding neighborhood was cleared for safety reasons as the law enforcement action was completed. In support of the ongoing manhunt for Christopher Dorner, the FBI Las Vegas Field Office is assisting the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, Henderson Police Department, Los Angeles Police Department, Irvine Police Department and the FBI Los Angeles Field Office
Dorner had registered a complaint against his training officer for kicking a suspect. The review board found his accusations false, and terminated him.
Dorner is a Navy reservist. After his graduation from the academy in 2006, he left for a 13-month military deployment in November.