Livestream: Dorner Believed Dead After Fiery End To Big Bear Shoot-Out

The manhunt for rogue cop Christopher Dorner appears to be coming to a dramatic end. Dorner is holed up in a cabin in Big Bear, exchanging gunfire with law enforcement.


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UPDATE: Dorner's body has not been removed from the cabin, as originally reported.

Update: The manhunt for rogue cop Christopher Dorner entered a dramatic climax Tuesday evening when Dorner holed up in a cabin in Big Bear and exchanged gunfire with law enforcement. A short time later, the cabin was engulfed in flames, leaving doubt about whether Dorner was killed or had escaped. A single gunshot was heard from inside the cabin before it was engulfed with flames. There has been no gunfire since. Two fire trucks are on the scene now. The surviving officer who was shot by Dorner earlier today is reported to be in surgery, and is expected to survive. --Via NBC livestream report.

UPDATE: One officer is reported dead.

The manhunt for rogue cop Christopher Dorner appears to be coming to a dramatic end. Dorner is holed up in a cabin in Big Bear, exchanging gunfire with law enforcement. Multiple outlets say that Fish and Game wardens spotted Dorner in a vehicle, tried to stop him, and Dorner opened fire before fleeing on foot. The Los Angeles Times says Dorner broke into a home, tied up a couple, and stole their car. Two deputies have reportedly been shot and airlifted to safety, no word on how seriously. Dorner promised to wage "asymmetrical warfare" on the LAPD in revenge for his 2009 firing and is wanted for three murders.

The local NBC affiliate is adding live updates, as well as providing the livestream video.


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