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LAPD manhunt: Twitter chronicles the Christopher Dorner chase in Big Bear in real time Tuesday

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Roads near Big Bear were shut down as reports surfaced that authorities had sited rogue former officer Christopher Dorner.

Twitter was active Tuesday afternoon as word spread that fugitive ex-LAPD officer and murder suspect Christopher Dorner had been spotted in the Big Bear area, exchanged gunfire with authorities and fled from one cabin to another.

We've compiled some of the real-time tweets from residents in the area, media organizations, people who monitor police scanners and official channels to offer a mosaic of the unfolding events as they appeared in social media.

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