Pursuit and Gunfight After Dorner Sighting in Big Bear

Police responded in force to the Big Bear area after Christopher Dorner was sighted in the San Bernardino Mountains.

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Police responded in force to the Big Bear area after Christopher Dorner was possibly sighted in the San Bernardino Mountains. Here law enforcement officers check a vehicle at a roadblock near Big Bear, California. Click to see more dramatic photos from the scene.
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A flatbed truck from Bear Mountain Resort packed with snowboarders who were evacuated after the possible Dorner sighting.
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Redlands Police officers man a blockade near the entrance to the San Bernardino National Forest after fugitive ex-Los Angeles police officer Chris Dorner was allegedly seen in the area.
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A Redlands Police officer inspects a vehicle near the entrance to the San Bernardino National Forest, Calif. after fugitive ex-Los Angeles cop Christopher Dorner, sought in three killings, was possibly seen in the area.
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Cindy Bachman, Public Information officer for the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department talks about the hunt for accused killer and fired Los Angeles police officer, Christopher Dorner in Yacaipa,California.
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Feb. 12, 2013: Police responded to the Big Bear area following reports of a possible Christopher Dorner sighting.
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Dorner, a former Los Angeles Police Department officer, was wanted in connection with three fatal shootings.
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Highway 38 was partially shut down in the area as part of the police response.
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Deputies initially responded to a stolen vehicle report at 12:22 p.m. in the 1200 block of Club View Drive. It was later reported that a mother-sister pair of housekeepers had been tied up at the home.
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Dorner was believed to have an arsenal of weapons that includes a semi-automatic rifle.
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Gunfire was reported near Seven Oaks Mountain Cabins, a collection of rental homes at 40700 Seven Oaks Road in Angelus Oaks.
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Aerial video showed smoke coming from one of the cabins.
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At least two officers were wounded in a shootout with a suspect believed to possibly be Dorner.
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Police stand at a road block at Hwy. 38 and Bryant Street just north of Yucaipa.
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Law enforcement officials respond after a suspect resembling Dorner engaged in a shootout with authorities.
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Police on the scene at Big Bear.
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Meanwhile, the cabin was surrounded by law enforcement. Media helicopters were banned from showing close shots of the area.
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"Enough is enough. It's time to turn yourself in. It's time to stop the bloodshed," says LAPD Commander Andrew Smith, addressing a barricaded suspect believed to be Dorner.
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A Redlands police officer walks near a road blockade.
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As the sun begins to set, the cabin is fully ablaze, eventually burning to the ground. The suspect does not emerge.
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Early Wednesday, the cabin appeared totally destroyed in this shot from NewsChopper 4.
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Investigators were on scene during daylight hours Wednesday.
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The cabin is part of Seven Oaks Mountain Cabins, a historic collection of structures used as part of the filming of a trailer in 2005. This is a location shot from that time.
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The building that burned is part rental office for the property and part residence for the owners, according to one of the filmmakers.
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A 2005 image of the inside of one of the Seven Oaks Mountain Cabins where the shootout occured.
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Seven Oaks Mountain Cabins in Angelus Oaks.
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