RIVERSIDE (CBSLA.com) — Authorities confirm that a burned-out truck matching the description of a getaway vehicle owned by triple-murder suspect Christopher Dorner was found in the San Bernardino mountains Thursday.
Police were searching Thursday for 33-year-old Dorner, a former Los Angeles Police Department officer, after he was named a suspect Wednesday night in a double homicide in Irvine.
Authorities also say Dorner is responsible for the murder of a 34-year-old Riverside Police officer. Officials said two officers were stopped at a red light while on routine patrol around 1:35 a.m. Thursday when someone shot them.
“Two of our officers were involved in a shooting at the intersection of Arlington and Magnolia. Both officers were shot and transported to a local hospital. One was pronounced dead, the other one is currently in surgery and is in critical condition,” Officer Bryan Galbreath told KNX 1070.