Report: Fugitive ex-cop exchanges fire with CA authorities
Latest on hunt for accused murderer
- Duration 4:18
- Date Feb 12, 2013
Latest on hunt for accused murderer
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So Los Angeles law enforcement official says they believe they had that he's just -- it's Angela.
It's corner in their sights right now on -- -- -- -- Trace Gallagher in the Los Angeles right now with the very latest Trace what can you tell us.
Yeah -- this is very fluid and tell you right now happening in big bear on highway 38 which one of the road the main road that goes off.
-- from big bear which we have seen several times over the past week going down toward.
Southern California toward Riverside and there are reports now a couple of different reports there was -- -- home invasion or a suspect.
That the LA times about staying isn't backed Crist were to order actually -- a woman up -- couple up and then stole their white.
Ford truck -- their white dodge truck and let.
Then there were reports that fish and game authorities.
Actually spotted that truck and that gunfire was exchanged it's very unclear at this point in time -- If anybody was hit that exchange were listening to scanner traffic.
The scanner traffic is is somewhat.
It's somewhat confusing -- -- don't want to go there just yet but we do know that apparently they were chasing a suspect on foot now.
There were reports they might have had somebody in custody and they are now kind of backing off of those reports but in the past fifteen or twenty minutes we've been hearing this ongoing traffic about now.
Authorities kind of converging on this one that area on big bear mountain and those who don't know the back story know that for the past five days.
Authorities have been just flooding that mountain trying to find Christopher order.
Who shot a young couple and then shot.
Three police officers killing one of them.
And they believe now that the LA times that they do have Christopher order either on the -- Or he is blocked out or in some cases the reporting he's already in custody we -- trying to find out.
The various sources there's no confirmation yet from any police authority we are in contact with LAPD as well as -- -- alligator sheriff's office trying to figure this whole thing got -- let's.
But the reports are that Christopher border is -- the very at least of the LA times ordered.
Or he at least has been spotted in the past ten to fifteen minutes.
But this couple you -- talk about that tied up an account of what it was idling gets a breakaway and make the call.
You know there -- things.
Yeah and that's the whole thing is that this is the couple me just got to take it is chronologically and Christopher -- who put -- this manifesto deal and and the young couple the woman.
Was the daughter of the lawyer who actually defended.
Christopher Horner at this police board hearing that ultimately led -- yes.
Fire her beyoncé.
Was the other person who was murdered in Irvine which is about.
Thirty miles away from where the police officers were actually shot.
About three days later.
And then when this manifesto went public police started converging because he named names of the LAPD officers police -- started going else.
All of these quote target.
And that's when Christopher gore came upon one of those so called targets LAPD pulled him over he got out of the car and then opened fire on them.
He -- wet and fifteen minutes later.
That's when he shot and killed a Riverside police officer shot and wounded another police officer and then fled.
We also know.
That's subsequent to that he was seen in San Diego trying to steal a boat he went from the boat couldn't steal it because that the world got -- around the propeller.
He went from that boat.
Saying that he was going toward Mexico and then there was someone who found his wallet at.
At that the crossing between Tijuana and San Diego.
And then about nine hours later is when his truck was spotted in big bear and it was fired at the home.
Up one of the people who was named in his manifesto that is the last time the Christopher order.
-- or anything about him was spotted until about fifteen minutes ago O'Neill and now we're hearing that in fact.
They've got that there is infected shooting going on we get KG TV our fox affiliate here -- -- -- in route to that.
In -- with their helicopter they should be arriving at any moment in fact we're gonna try and switch over heels wouldn't get on television because their windows up if you -- -- was really get absolutely possibly.
-- about -- so just hold on for 12.