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It just humid here from the couple who are tied up in a -- behind me had that tower shoved in their mouse and how they escaped -- harrowing story can hear from in a minute.
But first to -- tell -- about -- so much more is going on in this investigation.
And even on yesterday when a loud bangs flames engulfing the cabin there's a four -- -- it finally came to an end but not before several gun battles between donor and the police.
LA daily news reporter Doug Saunders was right in the middle of the danger zone.
He joins us right now -- see -- -- you two are so what happened you're -- -- -- -- -- this says shootout went down what.
I was right there I was on my way home from my shift I saw all the law enforcement and -- where.
They all have their guns out so I decided.
Check it out so I stood -- Very.
All race to their cars.
Headed back towards bigger -- How far away were you from the cabinet -- eventually have been playing catalyst to get.
There's about a quarter mile away I see so all the -- go running up so what could be here.
Thanks you know lost a lot of what I heard was it was a radio traffic and I heard them deploy the guests and as soon as I heard the that order.
There was though the fire the kind of lit on fire.
Really the only journalist in the area that immediate area I was the only German journalists -- that area there was another journalist on the opposite side.
Could you do need to hit that one shot that we heard I did hear that -- -- explain and tell me well I heard a lot of lot of like firecrackers.
What we now know is the fire set ammunition.
The boys the firing ammunition explode like firecrackers and -- one shot rang out.
And what did you.
Think that once allies or -- and -- I -- this is still an investigation is still trying to piece together nobody knows for sure if that's daughter's body inside but what do you surmise that.
Well I was under the impression that there was a swat team that one of the snipers took him out.
We we later learned that the shot came from inside the -- -- -- -- You know they they took me like one of their own you know they're there was a lot of there's a lot of emotion there you know they they had just lost one of their own.
So they really didn't.
Pay any attention to and it shares of the traffic that you're listening to what was their what was the audio traffic and I see him just everything that was going on down in the review and what -- they saying.
Well there were talking about tactics they were talking about deploying the gas and -- that's pretty much about that time they kind of pushed me back a little bit.
What would you say about -- level of certainty that it was donor who is inside and whether I mean he's even as inside alone -- whether he had hostages they were unsure.
And so what are the assailant would that enter into the tactical decisions I believe did you know I don't.
Hi I'm not a member of the sheriff's department I'm not at liberty to a lot of -- what they do put a lot of other people out there I knew.
And why don't thought that there was him.
They talk about losing that the deputy appeared in the -- he's -- on any police force this is a small place horse -- -- -- all of the citizens of this.
The sheriff's department did you know is the largest county in the United States but they have -- stations everywhere.
This is a very tight community everybody knows everybody everybody's big goes to church -- this this deputy.
They're all friends they they all have each other's phones.
They have dinners with -- so.
-- we all.
Pretty much assumed that it's dork nerd whose body was found inside.
-- -- but we did but it just hasn't been proven yet we don't -- -- twisted this guy is whether he's clever enough for Smart enough to do we have put any -- Put some other body killed there until some house but a driver's license number but was there any service escape route from that Kevin let you know -- -- gotten out.
He could not -- gotten out he was completely.
Completely surround it there was there was over 200 police officers out there.
They had him surrounded what was the level of relief when the filing it and that by the -- they sheriff's department.
This guy will not hurt anybody ever again.
And I think that was the level.
Vick and you know it -- it nobody wants to see anybody die but nobody wants to see anybody die there.
This man's hands and it was there any discussion I tried taking a -- They talked about it but again baiting talk about them from the will report.
Doug thank you.