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Saturday, February 9, 2013

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Dorner Joint Task Force NR13039rh

Los Angeles:  On February 3, 2013, Christopher Dorner is suspected of killing 27-year-old Keith Lawrence and 28-year-old Monica Quan in the city of Irvine.

In the following days, Dorner continued his violence in Riverside County where he shot a Los Angeles Police Officer in the city of Corona.  That officer was shot in the head causing a grazing wound. Moments later the suspect opened fire and killed one Riverside Police Officer and wounded his partner while they were seated in their vehicle in the city of Riverside.

A Task force has been established including the following agencies Irvine Police Department, Riverside Police Department, Federal Bureau of Investigation, U.S. Marshall Service, Los Angeles Police Department and other allied agencies.

The Dorner Task Force has combined investigative resources that will lead to the capture of Christopher Dorner.  Authorities are urging the public to provide information that will assist in locating Dorner as soon as possible.

The investigation is still ongoing and we continue to receive tips and are investigating every lead possible.  The involved allied agencies have adjusted their work details and are continuing the protective details.

We are asking for anyone with information to call 213-486-6860.

Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477). 



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