Police blocked roads Tuesday leading to the mountains near San Bernardino, Calif., where accused killer Christopher Dorner was thought to be hiding. Joe Klamar /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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NPR's Kirk Siegler, reporting for the NPR Newscast

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Police patrol a road block on Highway 38 into the Big Bear area where a shoot-out with suspected fugitive Christopher Dorner resulted in the death of one deputy in Angelus Oaks, Calif., on Tuesday. Michael Nelson/EPA/LANDOV hide caption

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Christopher Jordan Dorner. He's the suspect in two murders and the shooting of three police officers, one of whom has died. A manhunt is under way in and around Los Angeles. Irving Calif. Police Department hide caption

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