Alleged Cop Killer May Be Dead [UPDATED]
UPDATE (9:45 p.m.) – CBS News is reporting on Twitter that a body believed to be Christopher Dorner has been pulled from the cabin. Earlier, a shootout took place at the cabin, which later caught on fire.
More information will be released once more details emerge.
UPDATE (9:02 p.m.) – Authorities have yet to confirm whether alleged cop-killer Christopher Dorner is dead, nor will they confirm that Dorner is in the cabin.
Reports are surfacing of a gunshot being heard shortly before the fire started.
Sheriff’s officials say they will allow the fire to burn, because of fear that “an armed and dangerous suspect is inside.”
UPDATE (7:50 p.m.) – LAPD officials are reporting that one of the two officers shot during a shootout with alleged cop-killer Christopher Dorner has died. The other officer has been taken to the hospital, with no word on his condition as of yet.
Also, the cabin Dorner is holed up in is now on fire. It is unclear who set the fire, but occurred after SWAT members stormed the cabin. Authorities are not putting out the fire, but are checking to see if Dorner is still there.
Metrosource reports that scanner traffic may have pointed to Dorner’s possible escape to a nearly corral.
Suspected California cop killer Chris Dorner may be involved in an ongoing shootout with officers.
Responders are swarming the scene after reports of a possible home invasion and a stolen car.
Scanner traffic shows two officers are down.
Medivacunits are being called to the scene.
Dorner is accused of killing three people in the Los Angeles area, including one Riverside police officer.
He’s been the subject of a manhut since last week.