Breaking: Fugitive Chris Dorner “pinned down” by California police

posted at 5:01 pm on February 12, 2013 by Allahpundit

Via Ace, two cops have already been shot but Dorner’s reportedly “pinned down” so the end, hopefully, is near. Details are sketchy right now: The word on cable news is that Dorner broke into someone’s cabin, tied up the couple that owned it, and was then intercepted by police shortly afterward. He may or may not have opened fire at a roadblock. Here’s the live feed from Big Bear. Stand by for updates.

Update: Dorner now holed up in a cabin and surrounded?

Update: More from the LA Times:

The shooting occurred after Dorner burglarized a home, tied up a couple and stole a white pickup truck, sources said. San Bernardino County sheriff’s spokeswoman Jodi Miller confirmed deputies responded to a vehicle theft about 12:20 p.m., and the resident who reported the theft said the suspect matched Dorner’s description.

The U.S. Forest Service confirms there was an exchange of gunfire between officers on foot and the suspect, in the Santa Ana River drainage, north of State Highway 38 and south of Big Bear Valley. At least one officer of the California Department of Fish and Wildlife was involved, said John Miller, San Bernardino National Forest spokesman. That officer is not believed to be injured.

Hundreds of cops had searched for him on the mountain in the last few days. Where was he hiding?

Update: At long last, civilization mercifully comes to an end:

Update: One of the cops shot by Dorner has reportedly died. Meanwhile, here’s what MSNBC is talking about.


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Say goodbye, Dorner.

galtani on February 12, 2013 at 5:04 PM

Sounds like they are about to make another liberal martyr.

sharrukin on February 12, 2013 at 5:05 PM

It would be ironic if Obama worshipper Dorner’s escapades upstages Obama tonight.

sentinelrules on February 12, 2013 at 5:05 PM

This guy would make the perfect right-wing extremist if he wasn’t such a flaming leftie.

NeoKong on February 12, 2013 at 5:05 PM

Those cops must all be Dimmocrits because if they were Republicans – they would have surrendered to Chris Dorner by now.

HondaV65 on February 12, 2013 at 5:06 PM

Dorner in a corner…

Ugly on February 12, 2013 at 5:06 PM

Too bad cops don’t have AH-64s. It would be an easy fix with that cabin.

The Notorious G.O.P on February 12, 2013 at 5:06 PM

Guy in the office has a police scanner going, but his door is shut so I cant make out (m)any of the details.

Jeddite on February 12, 2013 at 5:07 PM

Breaking: Liberals have launched a Dorner rescue effort. They’re battling police and have brought in a helicopter to airlift Dorner to safety.

darwin on February 12, 2013 at 5:07 PM

Drone strike coming up.

El_Terrible on February 12, 2013 at 5:07 PM

There is no truth to the rumor that the LAPD has convened a special commission to investigate whether anyone shooting at Dorner is a racist.

J_Crater on February 12, 2013 at 5:07 PM

So who gets the million bucks?

Mark1971 on February 12, 2013 at 5:08 PM

Destroy.

annoyinglittletwerp on February 12, 2013 at 5:09 PM

WOW

someone just pranked the live TV and called the newswoman a dumbs

blatantblue on February 12, 2013 at 5:10 PM

I hope there’s only one more casualty. . .

rbj on February 12, 2013 at 5:10 PM

Time to bring in Janet Reno she knows how to handle people hold up in cabins.

RickB on February 12, 2013 at 5:10 PM

Breaking: Liberals have launched a Dorner rescue effort. They’re battling police and have brought in a helicopter to airlift Dorner to safety.

darwin on February 12, 2013 at 5:07 PM

Kin i haz a pix of libfreeordie ovrpowering a trooper?

katy the mean old lady on February 12, 2013 at 5:10 PM

OMG. They live pranked the TV station!

portlandon on February 12, 2013 at 5:10 PM

Punked!

CTSherman on February 12, 2013 at 5:10 PM

WOW

someone just pranked the live TV and called the newswoman a dumbs

blatantblue on February 12, 2013 at 5:10 PM

dumbass**

blatantblue on February 12, 2013 at 5:10 PM

Sounds like Sooper Ninja’s cabin commandeering went about as successfully as his botched boat-jacking. Reeks of incompetent for a self-proclaimed badass.

No way this creep merits a spot on badassoftheweekdotcom.

Christien on February 12, 2013 at 5:11 PM

For those who don’t have access to a TV right now but have the Tune In Radio app, KNX 1070 has live coverage…

weaselyone on February 12, 2013 at 5:11 PM

Let’s get this over with.

The trial would make OJ’s seem tame by comparison.

kingsjester on February 12, 2013 at 5:11 PM

Ronnie the limo driver – ??
Heh – the reporter just got pawned…..

Dumb Ass

redguy on February 12, 2013 at 5:11 PM

So what happens if this goes into tonight? Do networks run a SOTU/Dorner split screen? America can watch its two most adored liberals at the same time.

Mark1971 on February 12, 2013 at 5:11 PM

The police are only using 7 cartridge magazines and are refraining from using semi-automatic weapons in defference to the children murdered at Sandy Hook CT and to avoid the possibility that evidence could be thrown out due to the use of an “illegal” weapon.

J_Crater on February 12, 2013 at 5:12 PM

Just tell him to lay his gun down and that what he is doing and has done violates any number of strict gun laws.

Maybe he just doesn’t know.

Good Lt on February 12, 2013 at 5:12 PM

redguy on February 12, 2013 at 5:11 PM

I’ve been sitting here waiting for a bababooey caller. What channel fell for it?

Mark1971 on February 12, 2013 at 5:12 PM

Cornered, like a rat.

If he’s killed, Bark will be wearing a black armband tomorrow.

Bishop on February 12, 2013 at 5:12 PM

Dorner’s new occupation…..Bullet Sponge

the Coondawg on February 12, 2013 at 5:13 PM

Those cops must all be Dimmocrits because if they were Republicans – they would have surrendered to Chris Dorner by now.
HondaV65 on February 12, 2013 at 5:06 PM

Kinda how you surrendered by voting for Juggears?

jawkneemusic on February 12, 2013 at 5:13 PM

This guy would make the perfect right-wing extremist if he wasn’t such a flaming leftie.

NeoKong on February 12, 2013 at 5:05 PM

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Shhh . . . . . . . . . . . you wanna tell the whole world?

. . . . . . . . Oh, wait … yes we do . . . . . .
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HEY, EVERYONE …..
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CHRIS DORNER’S A COMMIE SOCIALIST LIBERAL PROGRESSIVE ! ! ! ! !

listens2glenn on February 12, 2013 at 5:13 PM

There’s a good chance of a couple of helicopters colliding. I’ve counted like 6 of them.

portlandon on February 12, 2013 at 5:13 PM

How long until the 70 year old hippies show up with their protest signs and guitars?

kingsjester on February 12, 2013 at 5:14 PM

How much you wanna bet Obama mentions this in his SOTU address?

portlandon on February 12, 2013 at 5:14 PM

-DORNER! You are surrounded and this is a gun free zone!

“Aw hell….fine, I’m comin’ out!”

Bishop on February 12, 2013 at 5:14 PM

cozmo on February 12, 2013 at 5:09 PM

I understand. I was replying to CP & rw.

Resist We Much on February 12, 2013 at 5:10 PM

Listened to the youtube link that was posted.

Not automatic weapons fire.

cozmo on February 12, 2013 at 5:14 PM

Those cops must all be Dimmocrits because if they were Republicans – they would have surrendered to Chris Dorner by now.
HondaV65 on February 12, 2013 at 5:06 PM

You’re really tiresome. Hate how some people inject partisan politics into every discussion.

bluegill on February 12, 2013 at 5:14 PM

If “Django Dorner” is killed, I’m sure that he will supplant Che and Mumia on t-shirts worn by the Left for a while or longer.

Pic of the Day: “In Dorner’s Corner”

Has anyone checked over at HP, DU, DK, etc? I can only imagine what they are saying about the mean police and the poor, wronged, oppressed cop killer.

Resist We Much on February 12, 2013 at 5:15 PM

As usual, Howie Kurtz proves his irrelevancy…

@howardkurtz

What if alleged killer Chris Dorner is captured or killed as the SOTU begins? Obama could face a Bill Clinton/O.J. verdict moment.

Resist We Much on February 12, 2013 at 5:16 PM

You’re really tiresome. Hate how some people inject partisan politics into every discussion.

bluegill on February 12, 2013 at 5:14 PM

One of the most obnoxious on the site, no?

blatantblue on February 12, 2013 at 5:16 PM

Those cops must all be Dimmocrits because if they were Republicans – they would have surrendered to Chris Dorner by now.
HondaV65 on February 12, 2013 at 5:06 PM

Kinda how you surrendered by voting for Juggears?

jawkneemusic on February 12, 2013 at 5:13 PM

He has a cunning plan. The revolution is coming.

It’s okay if you and yours get killed – his family is “taken care of”.

Just ask him.

kim roy on February 12, 2013 at 5:16 PM

Bratton tlling rporters to STFU and GOOTW.

katy the mean old lady on February 12, 2013 at 5:16 PM

Well this will end not very well for this guy…

On that note, too bad this guy was not a lefty hater….he would be all over the news about how he mirrors the ideas of the right.

watertown on February 12, 2013 at 5:17 PM

Breaking: Liberals have launched a Dorner rescue effort. They’re battling police and have brought in a helicopter to airlift Dorner to safety.

darwin on February 12, 2013 at 5:07 PM

Down twinkles against riot shotguns.

Bishop on February 12, 2013 at 5:17 PM

white ford bronco?

burserker on February 12, 2013 at 5:17 PM

Listened to the youtube link that was posted.

Not automatic weapons fire.

cozmo on February 12, 2013 at 5:14 PM

As I wrote on the other thread…

According to KTLA, it came from the police. As these things typically go, the “facts” won’t be sorted out for days or weeks.

Resist We Much on February 12, 2013 at 5:18 PM

Pic of the Day: “In Dorner’s Corner”

Resist We Much on February 12, 2013 at 5:15 PM

Too bad, she is kind of cute to be so stupid.

Though, she is probably easy.

cozmo on February 12, 2013 at 5:18 PM

Awaiting the media’s spin on how they found him dead on a pile of right wing tea party literature with assault weapons bought through ‘gun show loopholes’ wearing a Bush t-shirt.

ghostwalker1 on February 12, 2013 at 5:18 PM

Sounds like they are about to make another liberal martyr.

sharrukin on February 12, 2013 at 5:05 PM

.
One way or another, this WILL be Sarah Palin’s fault.

listens2glenn on February 12, 2013 at 5:18 PM

Fly the couple to the SOTU address, if , god willing, they make it.

WryTrvllr on February 12, 2013 at 5:18 PM

UPDATE: it turns out that it wasn’t Dorner at all who was pinned down, but rather a 95-year-old woman with Alzheimer’s. The LAPD regrets the mistake, and is very, very sorry about shooting her 50 times at point blank.

Armin Tamzarian on February 12, 2013 at 5:19 PM

bluegill on February 12, 2013 at 5:14 PM

Well done! I love self-parody. :)

OldEnglish on February 12, 2013 at 5:19 PM

Why doesn’t Obama just order a drone strike on this fucker? Come on!!!!

I mean according to his CIA appointee Obama has that power: “The president of the United States has the power to order the extrajudicial killing of a United States citizen within the borders of the United States”).

Or does Obama only wish to exercise drone strikes on Tea Party extremists?

Raquel Pinkbullet on February 12, 2013 at 5:19 PM

Why doesn’t Obama just order a drone strike on this guy? Come on!!!!

I mean according to his CIA appointee Obama has that power: “The president of the United States has the power to order the extrajudicial killing of a United States citizen within the borders of the United States”).

Or does Obama only wish to exercise drone strikes on Tea Party extremists?

Raquel Pinkbullet on February 12, 2013 at 5:20 PM

One way or another, this WILL be Sarah Palin’s fault.

listens2glenn on February 12, 2013 at 5:18 PM

Shhh…Bluegill is here and you spoke the name of…that woman!

sharrukin on February 12, 2013 at 5:20 PM

Well done! I love self-parody. :)

OldEnglish on February 12, 2013 at 5:19 PM

She didn’t even feel the breeze.

cozmo on February 12, 2013 at 5:21 PM

Armin Tamzarian on February 12, 2013 at 5:19 PM

Shut up and go back to the children’s table. The adults are having a discussion here.

kingsjester on February 12, 2013 at 5:21 PM

Raquel Pinkbullet on February 12, 2013 at 5:19 PM

Hey! How did the filters let you get away with that?

cozmo on February 12, 2013 at 5:21 PM

Too bad, she is kind of cute to be so stupid.

Though, she is probably easy.

cozmo on February 12, 2013 at 5:18 PM

What? You into lice?

WryTrvllr on February 12, 2013 at 5:21 PM

Or does Obama only wish to exercise drone strikes on Tea Party extremists?

Raquel Pinkbullet on February 12, 2013 at 5:20 PM

‘Toon: Domestic Terrorists Get Droned

( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)

Resist We Much on February 12, 2013 at 5:22 PM

bluegill on February 12, 2013 at 5:14 PM

Get your azz over to the Palin thread. You’ve had us worried sick!

katy the mean old lady on February 12, 2013 at 5:22 PM

Those cops must all be Dimmocrits because if they were Republicans – they would have surrendered to Chris Dorner by now.

HondaV65 on February 12, 2013 at 5:06 PM

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You’re really tiresome. Hate how some people inject partisan politics into every discussion.

bluegill on February 12, 2013 at 5:14 PM

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No, I think Honda’ NAILED IT ! … : )

listens2glenn on February 12, 2013 at 5:22 PM

Armin Tamzarian on February 12, 2013 at 5:19 PM

Shut up and go back to the children’s table. The adults are having a discussion here.

kingsjester on February 12, 2013 at 5:21 PM

Don’t you have some sobbing about teh aborted babeez to be doing?

Armin Tamzarian on February 12, 2013 at 5:24 PM

Dorner will demand a live video feed of some kind to spout off a message against everyone he hates, then blow his own brains out; no way he gets taken alive.

Bishop on February 12, 2013 at 5:24 PM

Very intense gun battle caught on audio by the local CBS affiliate KCAL 9 and broadcast on live tv. There must of been 30 or 40 gun shots and lots of yelling. Very scary. Hopefully, they hit the bastard.

Captain Kirock on February 12, 2013 at 5:25 PM

Michelle Malkin ‏@michellemalkin

#DERP MT @sunnyright Wolf Blitzer just asked what it means to be “pinned down”

David Burge ‏@iowahawkblog

“Turn yourself in, Dorner! MSNBC is offering a primetime slot after parole!” #LAPDbullhorn

Resist We Much on February 12, 2013 at 5:25 PM

Fox is reporting that they’ve asked media and helicopters to move back

CoffeeLover on February 12, 2013 at 5:25 PM

Wait…are they sure this time?

catmman on February 12, 2013 at 5:26 PM

Hey! How did the filters let you get away with that?

cozmo on February 12, 2013 at 5:21 PM

Oops. I accidentally added an F bomb, and hit submit, than I corrected it, both posts got thru somehow.

Raquel Pinkbullet on February 12, 2013 at 5:26 PM

Drone strike coming up.

El_Terrible on February 12, 2013 at 5:07 PM

Obama’s first line of the SOTU: “Dorner’s Dead. I got him!”

Mitoch55 on February 12, 2013 at 5:26 PM

Bishop on February 12, 2013 at 5:24 PM

That’s what I said to spawn. Dorner will off himself.

annoyinglittletwerp on February 12, 2013 at 5:26 PM

It would be ironic if Obama worshipper Dorner’s escapades upstages Obama tonight.

sentinelrules on February 12, 2013 at 5:05 PM

“If I had a brother he’d look like Chris Dorner”
“The LAPD acted stupidly”

I hope they capture him alive. He won’t be anyone’s hero.

I wonder if the Scuba gear was to defend against smoke grenades — totally contained oxygen supply.

Paul-Cincy on February 12, 2013 at 5:26 PM

Bishop on February 12, 2013 at 5:24 PM

I dunno’, think of all his fans. He will have a lifetime of celebrity.

Oh wait, California will waste no time sending him to the execution chamber.

cozmo on February 12, 2013 at 5:27 PM

Where’s Jesse Jackson and Al Sharpton claiming black suppression?

HiJack on February 12, 2013 at 5:27 PM

UPDATE: it turns out that it wasn’t Dorner at all who was pinned down, but rather a 95-year-old woman with Alzheimer’s. The LAPD regrets the mistake, and is very, very sorry about shooting her 50 times at point blank.

Armin Tamzarian on February 12, 2013 at 5:19 PM

It’s doubtful that it isn’t Dorner. How many black men that meet his description are going to break into a cabin, tie up an elderly couple and steal a truck knowing that the place is swarming with police looking for a cop killer?

Resist We Much on February 12, 2013 at 5:28 PM

Oops.

Raquel Pinkbullet on February 12, 2013 at 5:26 PM

Yeah right. You have AP wrapped around your finger.

cozmo on February 12, 2013 at 5:29 PM

Local news is saying that helicopter coverage will end when they asked by SWAT, before they take their places.

All access points by freeway closed down to and through the area.

Raquel Pinkbullet on February 12, 2013 at 5:29 PM

Do Obama a solid and surrender in time for the SOTU.

Christien on February 12, 2013 at 5:29 PM

Armin Tamzarian on February 12, 2013 at 5:24 PM

You are absolutely a worthless f%cking prick.

annoyinglittletwerp on February 12, 2013 at 5:29 PM

You’re really tiresome. Hate how some people inject partisan politics into every discussion.

bluegill on February 12, 2013 at 5:14 PM

Injecting partisan hackery into every discussion is your job.

RickB on February 12, 2013 at 5:29 PM

I was listening to this live on the radio. During a live satellite report, you could hear dozens shots being fired and a policemen telling the reporter to get out of the area immediately. Pretty intense.

youknowit on February 12, 2013 at 5:29 PM

The White House instructed the LAPD to move in for the kill during Marco Rubio’s response to the SOTU address, and asked the networks to carry the assault live on TV

galtani on February 12, 2013 at 5:30 PM

There must of been 30 or 40 gun shots

Captain Kirock on February 12, 2013 at 5:25 PM

I don’t see why they would need more than 7 /

Ronnie on February 12, 2013 at 5:30 PM

Dorner could surrender and then wait a few short years for his presidential pardon.

Bishop on February 12, 2013 at 5:30 PM

I went over to live thread on Kos, and I would say support for this maggot is 80%-20%

Some sampling of comments:

Seasmoke
Lots of people rooting for you Dorner !

Poetic injustice
Good luck, Dornier. My and prayers of many other people are with you.

Matri8

Kill those pigs!! Go Dorner! #wewontbesilenced

Raquel Pinkbullet on February 12, 2013 at 5:32 PM

UPDATE: it turns out that it wasn’t Dorner at all who was pinned down, but rather a 95-year-old woman with Alzheimer’s. The LAPD regrets the mistake, and is very, very sorry about shooting her 50 times at point blank.

Armin Tamzarian on February 12, 2013 at 5:19 PM

How eloquent.

Thanks so much for sharing that.

H

Del Dolemonte on February 12, 2013 at 5:32 PM

Bill Hobbs ‏@billhobbs

If you live in the Big Bear area, Homeland Security says grab your scissors in case you encounter #Dorner.

lol

Resist We Much on February 12, 2013 at 5:32 PM

It’s doubtful that it isn’t Dorner. How many black men that meet his description are going to break into a cabin, tie up an elderly couple and steal a truck knowing that the place is swarming with police looking for a cop killer?

Resist We Much on February 12, 2013 at 5:28 PM

Low information criminal?

Lily on February 12, 2013 at 5:32 PM

You know, if the GOP let’s the sequester happen we won’t have enough money for the police to pursue criminals like Dorner, but millionaires and billionaires will still have more money than anybody needs.

Mark1971 on February 12, 2013 at 5:33 PM

We have trained officers on the scene and I heard more than 7 shots between each officer….

And the threat hasn’t been eliminated..

Electrongod on February 12, 2013 at 5:34 PM

No doubt Obowma will lead the Nation in a moment of silence for Chris Dorner…

Chris Kyle, not so much.

No doubt…

Seven Percent Solution on February 12, 2013 at 5:35 PM

The drones have to arrive before the gavel sounds for the SOTU. The King’s speech cannot be interrupted.

Raquel Pinkbullet on February 12, 2013 at 5:35 PM

Who wants to bet that Obama uses this event to shamelessly advocate for gun control during tonight’s SOTU?

youknowit on February 12, 2013 at 5:36 PM

millionaires and billionaires will still have more money than anybody needs.

Mark1971 on February 12, 2013 at 5:33 PM

I do think at a certain point you’ve made enough money – Obama

sharrukin on February 12, 2013 at 5:36 PM

tingles must feel sad…the one guy who liked him….

cmsinaz on February 12, 2013 at 5:36 PM

We have trained officers on the scene and I heard more than 7 shots between each officer….

And the threat hasn’t been eliminated..

Electrongod on February 12, 2013 at 5:34 PM

But us “untrained” don’t really need more than 5 or so, especially here in Minnesota.

Figure out that liberal logic.

Bishop on February 12, 2013 at 5:36 PM

We have trained officers on the scene and I heard more than 7 shots between each officer….

And the threat hasn’t been eliminated..

Electrongod on February 12, 2013 at 5:34 PM

Well some of them were probably from Dorner. He was trained too you know:)

Lily on February 12, 2013 at 5:37 PM

Did anyone here the prank call broadcast live on tv about 25 mins ago of Ronnie the Limo Driver?? Hilarious they fell for it.

Raquel Pinkbullet on February 12, 2013 at 5:37 PM

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