After posting his "manifesto" on Facebook outlining plans for a revenge-fueled murder spree targeted at law enforcement officers, Christopher Dorner had been a fugitive in the California’s San Bernardino National Forest for nearly a week. He had already killed three people, and he would add one more murder to that tally before his reign of terror came to an end.
On February 12, Dorner was spotted by law enforcement officers as he drove a stolen car behind a pair of school buses on State Route 38. The officers lost track of that vehicle, but they didn’t lose track of Dorner. Knowing the mountain roads well, they found him again as he passed them in yet another stolen vehicle, this one a white pickup.
When Dorner saw the officers, he opened fire spraying bullets through the front windshield and driver’s door window. Several bullets pierced the vehicle’s cabin, including one that lodged in a seat just 10 inches from the driver’s head. [ Read Full Post ]