The next day, Dorner published his so-called “manifesto” on Facebook – an 11,000-word document detailing his grievances against the LAPD. “No one grows up and wants to be a cop killer,” he wrote. “Unfortunately, this is a necessary evil that I do not enjoy but must partake…” Realizing that Dorner had been responsible for the murders of Quan and Lawrence, the department scrambled to protect the 30 people on Dorner’s “kill list,” including Teresa Evans.
Meanwhile, Dorner may have had a change of heart. On the evening of February 6 he attempted to hijack a yacht moored in San Diego’s Southwestern Yacht Club. Armed with a handgun, he ordered the yacht’s 81-year-old owner, Carlos Caprioglio, to take him to Mexico. Dorner managed to scupper his own plan, however, by throwing the mooring rope into the water. It became entangled on the propeller, preventing their departure.