SWAT team enters cabin where fugitive ex-LA cop holed up: CNN

LOS ANGELES Tue Feb 12, 2013 7:33pm EST

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A SWAT team has entered the cabin where a gunman believed to be a fugitive former Los Angeles police officer was holed up on Tuesday, and smoke was seen rising from the area, CNN reported.

Separately, San Bernardino County Sheriff John McMahon told a news conference that a sheriff's deputy had died of wounds he suffered during a shootout in the mountains above Los Angeles with the suspect.

(Reporting by Dan Whitcomb; Editing by Cynthia Johnston)

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