Good afternoon everyone I'm commander Andrew Smith and the commanding officer media relations and community affairs group for the Los Angeles police department this is our daily 3 o'clock press --... See More
Good afternoon everyone I'm commander Andrew Smith and the commanding officer media relations and community affairs group for the Los Angeles police department this is our daily 3 o'clock press -- briefing. I have a very small amount of information I can provide you from what's happening up in San -- -- county right now. This information is from the San Bernardino county sheriff's office so let me -- -- -- a copy it on at that this is very early very preliminary information. Today at about 12:22 PM San Bernardino sheriffs were in the hunt for Christopher garner up in the big bear area. They received a call all of a stolen vehicle in -- 12100 block of club do you drive. They responded there they received information from the person reporting that this stolen vehicle was stolen -- -- an individual that appeared to be very similar. To Christopher garner. -- -- immediately conducted a ground in an air search for this vehicle and they were able to located at highway 38 and glass road. -- the suspect in the vehicle fled into the boards. Shortly thereafter this individual barricaded themselves and -- of the cabins there any exchange of gunfire record. During that exchange of gunfire two officers were injured they've been airlifted to a local hospital right now their condition is unknown. Los Angeles police department has -- -- resource is out to the San Bernardino County airport our resources are waiting there. For authorization from the San -- -- county sheriffs to assist them so this is a San Bernardino county sheriff's investigation this is -- -- They have the incident command out there we are there to support them only if asked. That is as much as I have and -- particular it's -- out there. A quick update on how this search is going from that. Right now we have 1045. Clues -- our officers are working on. They're following up on all those clues obviously some of them are panning out -- -- some of them are dead ends but we're continuing to do this surge in continue to work are clues. Well the events up in the San Bernardino Mountains unfold.
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