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Calif. cabin burns after shootout with ex-officer

Suspect believed trapped; deputy killed, 1 injured

BIG BEAR, Calif. — The extraordinary manhunt for the former Los Angeles police officer suspected of three slayings converged Tuesday on a mountain cabin where authorities believe he barricaded himself inside, engaged in a shootout that killed a deputy, and then never emerged as the home went up in flames.

A single gunshot was heard from within.

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