As Big Bear police were exchanging gunfire with Chris Dorner on Feb. 12, schools in the area were ordered to be placed on lockdown. An additional 300 6th graders who were on a field trip were also locked down at three campsites. Read on for all the scary details.
Worried parents and frightened children had quite the scare when officials in Big Bear, CA declared that all schools be placed on lockdown as a result of gunman Chris Donnor‘s standoff with police on Feb. 12.
Big Bear Schools On Lockdown
When news spread that Chris was on the loose in the Big Bear area, all schools were immediately put on lockdown. About an hour later, the lockdowns were lifted at all schools and parents were given permission to pick up their children.
The 6th graders who were on a science field trip from Orange County are said to be safe and in good care.
San Bernadino County Schools Reopened
It has now been confirmed by Bear Valley Unified School District that all four of its schools — Big Bear High School, Chautauqua High School, Baldwin Lane Elementary School and Fallsvale Elementary School — have been reopened and parents are allowed to pick up their children.
Chris Dorner Alive? Cabin In Flames
News is still unfolding of the whereabouts of Chris. He is said to be holed up in the cabin which is engulfed in flames, or he could have escaped.
What Do You Think Of The Manhunt For Christopher Dorner?
Our prayers go out to all the families, children, and police officers. What do YOU think of this scary news, HollyMoms?
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- Christopher Dorner Sends Anderson Cooper Coin & Package — Vows To Kill More Cops