Authorities have no confirmed if this news is related to the hunt for alleged killer Christopher Dorner but San Bernardino County sheriff’s deputies are calling for all available units to respond to an area of Highway 38, just south of Big Bear where a woman was found tied up and a suspect was fleeing the scene.
Press Enterprise reports,
Shortly after 12:30, a woman called to report she was tied up and there were two other people inside the home. As sheriff’s deputies responded, shots were heard in the area and a stolen white Dodge pickup was seen fleeing the area.
Sheriff’s officials are still searching for the vehicle.
Earlier, the reward was raised by $100,000 more in the authorities’ quest to find the fugitive, bringing it to a total of $1.1 million. Police are going through 1,000 tips they have received thus far.
Some folks on Twitter are saying that Dorner is in custody, however, this is not confirmed yet.
Sources tell AP that Christopher Dorner exchanged gunfire with officers. Two officers are reportedly down, but that too is unconfirmed.
6:25 PM – Today – AUDIO clip: Police Exchange Gunfire With Suspect
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