Christopher Dorner Facebook Manifesto Leads Some To Protest Ongoing Standoff

Dorner advocates Frank and Shantel Cardiel held signs in support of Dorner, despite his suspected involvement in three murders and now the additional slaying of a local deputy involved in his pursuit today.

The 33-year old Dorner attempted to burglarize a home near BigBearLake, apparently in a search for a vehicle to escape the area. He killed one and wounded another police officer during the pursuit.

Dorner is now widely believed to be dead after he took shelter in a cabin which burnt to the ground. Ammunition could be heard exploding within. While the cabin does have a basement, authorities are so confident that Dorner has been taken out of the equation that civilian firefighters are now approaching the home to put out the blaze.

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