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(Big Bear, CA) A fugitive ex-Los Angeles officer sought in three killings was barricaded in a cabin in the in the San Bernardino Mountains on Tuesday after a shootout with authorities that wounded one officer and killed another.
CBS News’ Pat Milton reported that the man who is held up in the cabin is believed to be suspect Christopher Dorner.
The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department says two law enforcement officers are being airlifted to a local hospital with unknown injuries.
CBS Station KCAL Los Angeles reported that repeated gunshots could be heard on Glass Road west of 7 Oaks just after 1:30 p.m. and officials asked for an armored vehicle to help move the injured deputies from the area.
Deputies in the Big Bear area looking for Christopher Dorner responded to a report of a stolen vehicle in the area about 12:20 p.m., the sheriff’s office said.