The L.A. Times is reporting that one sheriff’s deputy has died following injuries sustained in an early afternoon shoot-out with ex-LAPD officer CHris Dorner. Another deputy was injured in the shoot-out. The two sheriff’s deputies were airlifted out of the Big Bear mountain area after the shoot-out. Law enforcement officials believe Donner is hiding in an empty cabin. All traffic to the area is being searched. Dorner reportedly stole a vehicle and opened fire at a police roadblock.
Authoritites believe Dorner broke into a cabin days ago in the San Bernardino Mountains, tied up the couple inside and held them hostage until he left this morning, the L.A. Times reported.
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