In a massive search to find wanted cop killer, Christopher Dorner, Los Angeles and Torrance Police have become tragically trigger happy. On Thursday morning, Feb. 7, police opened fire on two separate occasions, both within less than 30 minutes and only two blocks of each other, according to a report by NBC Los Angeles. Both times being called a case of “mistaken identity,” by LAPD Chief Charlie Beck.
The first shooting happened around 5:20 A.M. in Torrance, California. NBC News reports that the two women in the truck were delivering newspapers. Apparently, the truck driven by the women was mistaken for Dorner’s. However, in the report, Dorner’s truck was said to be a dark-colored Nissan, while the women’s truck was a bright blue Toyota Tacoma. Pictures of the truck peppered with bullet holes can be seen here. One woman was shot once, the other was shot twice. The injuries do not appear to be life-threatening.
The second shooting happened a mere 25 minutes later, about two blocks away, and involved only the Torrance Police Department. No injuries were reported.
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