ANGELUS OAKS - The cabin where murder suspect Christopher Jordan Dorner has barricaded himself after allegedly killing a sheriff's deputy in a gun battle today is fully engulfed in flames and there is no observable movement inside, according to a law enforcement source at the scene. Dorner took shelter inside the cabin after a shootout in which a San Bernardino County Sheriff's deputy died and another was wounded. The second deputy is in surgery at surgery at Loma Linda University Medical Center. Authorities say Dorner fired on officers prior to barricading himself in a Angelus Oaks cabin where he is now surrounded by SWAT deputies.

Christopher Dorner Manhunt - Shootout in Big Bear

Dorner has been the target of a of a major manhunt since last Thursday, when he allegedly killed Riverside police officer Michael Crain and wounded Crain's partner in an ambush attack while the men were stopped at a red light inside their patrol cars.

In a separate incident on Thursday, Dorner is also alleged to have fired upon two Los Angeles Police Department officers assigned to protection duties in Corona. Dorner is believed to be seeking revenge for his 2009 firing from the LAPD and is also wanted in the Feb. 3 killing of an Irvine couple.

Before taking cover in a cabin, Dorner is believed to have stolen a car from Big Bear Lake and attempted to flee before being discovered by California Department of Fish and Wildlife warden who was aiding the sheriff's manhunt.


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California Fish and Wildlife's Law Enforcement Division offered assistance last Sunday to the San Bernardino County Office the in the search for Christopher Dorner.

Six CDFW officers have been involved in the search since that time.

Today's shootout began just before 1 p.m., when a CDFW officer traveling down Highway 38 recognized Dorner in a car traveling in the opposite direction. The wildlife officer turned his vehicle around, and a shooting ensued.

The CDFW vehicle was shot numerous times, and the suspect escaped on foot. There was an immediate call for backup, which included law enforcement officers from CDFW and other agencies.

CDFW officers are all safe and accounted for at this time. They are still on scene and will continue to participate in the search until it concludes.