Numerous news organizations are reporting that law enforcement authorities in California are engagened in a shootout, possibly with murder suspect Christopher Dorner. The latest reports from Los Angeles news organizations are posted below. Several are streaming live video reports:
Live coverage: Dorner suspected in gun battle with authorities
[View the story “Dorner update: $1 million dollar reward offered” on Storify] Dorner update: $1 million dollar reward offered Storified by #GunCrisis· Sun, Feb 10 2013 15:47:40 Five days into the search for fugitive ex-cop Christopher Jordan Dorner, authorities hope a $1-million reward will bring them closer to an arrest, according to the Los Angeles Times….
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After a brutal stretch of gun violence news last week, and another violent weekend, we are enjoying a comparatively quiet period this morning, which is the best news we ever have the opportunity to deliver.
Last Monday, we had to split the staff we had intended to cover Vice President Biden’s gun safety roundtable in Philadelphia in order to cover the courthouse shooting in Wilmington, Delaware, while watching local reports of another child bringing a gun to school and national coverage of the Christopher Dorner manhunt.
Tom Kelly IV was recently honored by the National Press Photographers Association for his work with the the Gun Crisis Reporting Project, including this photograph of a Philadelphia Police helicopter over the scene after two teens were shot to death in the Overbrook section of the city last summer.
This morning, with no reports of new overnight shooting victims in Philadelphia, your editor just spent a little while updating media coverage of the Gun Crisis Reporting Project at http://guncrisis.org/press/
#GunCrisis: Philadelphia Week in Review