Former LAPD Officer Christopher Dorner stalked several Los Angeles police officials named in a manifesto he is believed to have posted online in the weeks leading up to a series of shootings that left four dead and two people wounded, authorities said.
Dorner, 33, died Feb. 12 in a fire that consumed a Big Bear cabin after authorities fired tear gas into the structure where he was barricaded in a bid to end an hours-long gun battle. The standoff began after Dorner stole the car of a Big Bear couple and then engaged in separate shootouts with Fish and Wildlife wardens and San Bernardino County sheriff’s deputies — one of whom was fatally wounded.
The inferno culminated a nine-day manhunt that began after Dorner killed an Irvine couple, including the daughter of a former LAPD captain who had defended him at a disciplinary hearing that ultimately led to his dismissal from the force in 2009.
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