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Christopher Dorner Update: Fugitive ex-cop reportedly barricaded in Calif. mountain cabin amid gunfight

Law enforcement officers surround a cabin in the area of Big Bear, Calif., where they apparently believe fugitivt ex-LAPD cop Christopher Dorner is barricaded, Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013.
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(CBS/AP) - Fugitive ex-cop Christopher Dorner is reportedly barricaded inside a Southern California mountain cabin that is surrounded by heavily armed law enforcement personnel.

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State Fish and Wildlife Assistant Chief Dan Sforza tells CBS Los Angeles that two officers were wounded Tuesday afternoon in a shootout with Dorner. It's not clear to which agency the officers belong.

Sforza says game wardens spotted Dorner in a vehicle on Highway 38 in the Big Bear area and attempted to pull him over.

Gunfire was exchanged. Dorner bailed out of the vehicle and ran into the woods.

Dorner is accused of killing three people as part of a revenge-driven rampage against the Los Angeles Police Department. A $1 million reward has been offered in the case. Dorner has been on the run since Sunday, Feb. 3 when he allegedly killed the daughter of a retired LAPD captain and her fiance.

Part of the Tuesday gun fight could be heard live on CBS Los Angeles.

A law enforcement official says it's believed that Dorner committed a burglary of a cabin in the San Bernardino Mountains, and had a couple tied up there. One of the captives was able to get away and make a call. Police responded and gave chase when the man believed to be Dorner fled in a stolen car.

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