Key events in Dorner manhunt

Key events involving Christopher Dorner, the fired Los Angeles police officer suspected of killing at least three people including a police officer in Southern California and posting a manifesto on Facebook outlining plans to kill the families of those he felt wronged him:

-- Sunday, Feb. 3: Monica Quan, 28, and Keith Lawrence, 27, are found shot to death in their car at an Irvine parking structure. Quan, an assistant women's basketball coach at California State University, Fullerton, was the daughter of a former Los Angeles police captain who represented Dorner in disciplinary hearings that resulted in his dismissal.

-- Monday, Feb. 4: Some of Dorner's belongings are found in a trash bin in National City.

-- Wednesday, Feb. 6: Irvine police announce they are looking for Dorner as a suspect in the killings of Quan and Lawrence, and say he implicated himself in the killings in a manifesto posted on Facebook.

-- Wednesday, Feb. 6, 10:30 p.m. PST: A man matching Dorner's description tries to steal a 47-foot boat from a Point Loma marina, but the engine won't start. An 81-year-old man on the boat is tied up but unhurt.

-- Thursday, Feb. 7, 1:30 a.m.: In the Riverside County community of Corona, two LAPD officers assigned to protect a person named in the manifesto chase a vehicle they believe is Dorner's. One officer is grazed in the forehead during a shootout, and the gunman flees. A short time later, a gunman believed to be Dorner ambushes two Riverside police officers who had stopped at a red light during a routine patrol. One officer is killed and the other critically injured.

-- Thursday, Feb. 7, about 2:30 a.m.: A passer-by finds a wallet with law enforcement badge and a picture ID of Dorner on a street near Lindbergh Field.

-- Thursday, Feb. 7, 5:15 a.m.: LAPD officers guarding a manifesto target in Torrance open fire on a truck they mistakenly believe to be Dorner's. Two women are wounded. A short time later, Torrance police are involved in a second shooting involving a different truck they also mistake for Dorner's. Nobody is hurt.

-- Thursday, Feb. 7, 8:30 a.m.: Reports surface that authorities are investigating a burned pickup truck near the Big Bear ski area in the San Bernardino Mountains. A San Bernardino County sheriff's deputy says there have been no sightings of Dorner but local school officials decide to put schools in lockdown.

-- Thursday, Feb. 7, 9:30 a.m.: Authorities in central and northern Arizona are alerted about the manhunt for Dorner along with a description of the vehicle he may be driving.

-- Thursday, Feb. 7, 9:40 a.m.: Naval Base Point Loma in San Diego is locked down after a Navy worker reports seeing someone who resembles Dorner. Two hours later, Navy officials say they don't believe Dorner was on base.

-- Thursday, Feb. 7, 2:30 p.m.: Authorities confirm that the pickup truck found near Bear Mountain ski area at Big Bear Lake belongs to Dorner.

-- Thursday, Feb. 7, 3:30 p.m.: San Bernardino County Sheriff John McMahon announces at a news conference that a door-to-door search for Dorner is under way.

-- Thursday, Feb. 7, 4 p.m.: FBI SWAT teams and local police serve a search warrant on a Las Vegas-area home belonging to Dorner. Authorities leave with boxes of items from the two-story house but decline to disclose what evidence has been found.

-- Friday, Feb. 8: Dozens of searchers hunt for Dorner in the freezing, snowy San Bernardino Mountains after losing his footprints near the site where the truck was found. Authorities search Dorner's mother's house in La Palma and collect 10 bags of evidence and also take five electronic items for examination. Police also search a storage locker in Buena Park.

-- Saturday, Feb. 9: Helicopters equipped with heat-seeking technology resume search for Dorner in the mountains near Big Bear. Authorities reveal that weapons and camping gear were found in Dorner's burned truck.

-- Sunday, Feb. 10: Authorities announce $1 million reward for information leading to Dorner's arrest.

-- Monday, Feb. 11: Riverside County prosecutors charge Dorner with murdering a police officer and the attempted murder of three other officers in a potential death penalty case. Authorities receive more than 700 tips since the reward was announced.

-- Tuesday, Feb. 12, 12:20 p.m.: Police are summoned after a man resembling Dorner steals a vehicle in the San Bernardino Mountains. The vehicle is quickly located on Highway 38. The suspect abandons the vehicle, runs into the forest and barricades himself inside a cabin.

-- Tuesday, Feb. 12, 12:40 p.m.: State Fish and Wildlife wardens are involved in a shootout with the suspect. Two San Bernardino County sheriff's deputies are wounded in a second exchange of gunfire.

-- Tuesday, Feb. 12, 4:30 p.m.: Police surround the cabin where the suspect is holed up and gunfire erupts before a blaze engulfs the structure and law enforcement officers wait for the fire to burn out.

-- Tuesday, Feb. 12, 4:50 p.m.: A San Bernardino County sheriff's spokeswoman confirms one of the two wounded deputies has died, and the other is in surgery and expected to survive.

-- Tuesday, Feb. 12, 6:30 p.m.: Various media outlets reporting that police found a charred body in the rubble of the burned cabin. They don't confirm the identity, although authorities earlier said they believed the man in the cabin was Dorner.

-- Tuesday, Feb. 12, 8:30 p.m.: Both the Los Angeles Police Department and the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department deny reports that a body was found. Officials say the cabin was unsafe to enter due to heat and possible unexploded ammunition. 

-- Tuesday, Feb. 12, 11:41 p.m.:  San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department spokeswoman Jodi Miller now says a charred body was found in the rubble of the burned cabin where Dorner was believed to be. Investigators will now attempt to determine if the remains are Dorner's through forensic tests.

-- Wednesday, Feb. 13, 5:00 a.m.: The manhunt for a fired Los Angeles police officer suspected in the slayings of four people was declared over Wednesday after charred human remains, along with a California driver's license naming Christopher Dorner, were found in the burned-out mountain cabin where he is believed to have been holed up during a gun battle that claimed the life of a San Bernardino sheriff's deputy, according to sources with the Associated Press.

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