The town was named for Menton, France.
CNN is reporting,
Two sheriff's deputies have been wounded in a shootout with a suspect believed to be renegade ex-Los Angeles police officer Christopher Jordan Dorner, a high ranking law official with knowledge of the investigation said Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013.This is all taking place in at a cabin on the side of Big Bear Mountain.
Dorner may have been involved in a home invasion and carjacking in the Big Bear area of southern California, the law enforcement source said. Source.
One sheriff's deputy died from the earlier firefight.
Law enforcement officers surrounded Dorner, and one shoot was hear.
Then the cabin is up in flames.
Update: February 13, 2013
The San Bernardino Sheriff's Office said early Wednesday morning that investigators have located charred human remains in the debris of the burned-out cabin where law-enforcement officers exchanged gunfire with a suspect believed to be Christopher Dorner.
The sheriff's office said the body has not been identified, and that identification will be attempted through forensic means.
The fire began after a SWAT team stormed a cabin near Big Bear Lake where a suspect -- who authorities said matched Dorner's description -- had holed up after a fatal shootout with San Bernadino County sheriff's deputies. Source: CNN
For more background, see my earlier piece, The Strange Saga of Christopher Jordan Dorner.