Former cop sought in California shootings
Christopher Jordan Dorner, 33, is a former Los Angeles police officer who police say shot at least two officers, killing one.
February 7th, 2013
08:56 AM ET

Former cop sought in California shootings

A former Los Angeles police officer who has violently threatened his former colleagues shot at multiple officers early Thursday, police said, sparking a huge manhunt in Southern California.

Christopher Jordan Dorner, 33, is also accused of a double slaying Sunday in Irvine, California.

The California Highway Patrol issued an alert Thursday morning urging officers in several Southern California counties to be on the lookout for Dorner after a series of overnight shootings involving police.

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  1. The_Truth

    Its too bad he had to resort to such desperate acts just to expose excessive force in the LAPD. Which, everyone since Rodney King knows exists.

    So let's pass a new law. You cannot violate a persons civil rights..oh! We already have that one. How about 5 bullets in every cops gun?

    February 7, 2013 at 10:20 am | Report abuse |
  2. dazzle ©

    YOU "Jeff" are a troll.

    February 7, 2013 at 11:32 am | Report abuse |
    • Alessandro

      He sure is. I'm very disappointed in him.

      February 7, 2013 at 3:26 pm | Report abuse |
  3. saywhat

    The other police officers were armed too, weren' they?

    February 7, 2013 at 11:43 am | Report abuse |
  4. george

    why didn't they shoot at him when when he shot at them?

    February 7, 2013 at 11:54 am | Report abuse |
    • Big Shiz

      There's no defense for someone who ambush's you with a assault rifle. Especially if there well trained.

      February 7, 2013 at 5:14 pm | Report abuse |
  5. chrissy

    Exactly @ saywhat and George, particularly when hes wanted for a double slaying nearby!

    February 7, 2013 at 12:08 pm | Report abuse |
  6. Dumas

    So the madman posted his manifesto on Facebook nearly a month ago saying who he was gonna target yet nothing was done to prevent this. Once again another loon let it be known what his intent was. We need to target crazy people instead of law abiding gun owners but this incident will undoubtably be put in the spotlight to support the anti gun blowhards.
    Would the new gun law proposals have prevented this. The answer is no.

    February 7, 2013 at 1:12 pm | Report abuse |
  7. Jeff Frank (R-Ohio)"Right Wing Insanity"

    He probably has a cell phone. His cell pone probably has GPS, so he can dodge CHP, but he don't quite know how to shut it off...he he.

    February 7, 2013 at 1:31 pm | Report abuse |
  8. Mr Dalloway

    This galoot shouldn't be too difficult to smoke out.

    February 7, 2013 at 2:48 pm | Report abuse |
  9. Django

    He was fired for what? When others that did worse are protected and LAPD wants Manefesto read on the radio. Hmmm, there is alot here we will never know after he is dead.

    February 7, 2013 at 5:09 pm | Report abuse |
  10. curtis

    All he did was stand up for a guy and now that he did that it cost him his job,its about time someone stood up to the police,maybe next time they will think twice about what there doing

    February 7, 2013 at 7:17 pm | Report abuse |
  11. curtis

    Now the cops want everyone to pity them,it goes to show you how out of control law enforcement is

    February 7, 2013 at 7:19 pm | Report abuse |
  12. Kirk Lisuzzo

    Do you think, PTSD may be in play with Doner's hostility, killings and derangement?

    February 7, 2013 at 7:50 pm | Report abuse |
  13. jms449

    Shame on the LAPD!!!! They are looking for a "suspected" killer. They shoot up 2 trucks(oops). Why is there no talks of discipline for the trigger happy LAPD? If this person did commit the crimes then he deserves to pay.

    February 7, 2013 at 8:02 pm | Report abuse |
  14. Rascal Rabble

    not buyin' it seems there more to this story then tellin'...no one goes this berserk...this sounds like wrongful termination with the help of peers...gone wild...real life maliciously voting people off the island and isn't funny...that must have been a low down place to work...when a person feel there's no justice...you have revenge...so sad!

    February 7, 2013 at 8:48 pm | Report abuse |
  15. chrissy

    Lol love your flair with words @ Rascal. And youre right of course. He was tired of the corrupt LAPD and how they abused citizens but he sure went about changing it all wrong. Of course now maybe someone with more clout can do something about the LAPD.

    February 7, 2013 at 9:56 pm | Report abuse |
    • Rascal Rabble

      so true chrissy...lookin' at the guy's pictures: there's nottah a one he isn't smilin' in, out going, lovable, sociable, loved by everyone, accomplished and smart, momma's boy and enjoy being a brother, very well groomed, attractive...really all american apple pie kinner fella. storyline is full of unreconcilable quirks for a guy wittah a squeaky clean image serving and risking his life for country and community...lapd has dark corrupt image...they even reckless and hurting civilians during this manhunt...i wanna know what kinner reprisal did lapd do this guy that was sooo vicious sooo heinous that he wants to do the relatives in? then they want the public to support them...when im trully suspecting major provocation on lapd's part and they aren't so innocent and a major instigator of these events...lapd you are without remorse and you need to be sued...and those managers and leadership need to be fired and that case need to reopened by fbi and attorney general for violations of whistleblowing activity and participation within the lapd depart. cnn flip this story and investigate lapd...it just doesn't add up...

      February 7, 2013 at 11:11 pm | Report abuse |
    • ronvan

      Chrissy: Wonder why so many comments about the LAPD? I haven't heard anything about them in about 2 weeks! LOL.

      February 8, 2013 at 7:27 am | Report abuse |
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