August 21, 2014

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Christopher Dorner in gun battle with authorities, source says

LOS ANGELES — Christopher Dorner was engaged in a shootout with federal authorities in the Big Bear, Calif., area Tuesday, a law enforcement source told the Los Angeles Times.

The shooting occurred after Dorner burglarized a home, tied up a couple and stole their car, the source said.

It was not immediately clear whether Dorner was in custody.

A second source said there was an active crime scene but did not have details.

Law enforcement officials were swarming the area.