A photo provided by Heartland Fire & Rescue shows police in San Diego County, Calif., Sunday Aug. 21, 2011 outside a burning building where a gunman had shot an El Cajon policeman. The fire broke out after the policeman was shot. (AP Photo/Heartland Fire and Rescue)
A photo provided by Heartland Fire & Rescue shows police in San Diego County, Calif., Sunday Aug. 21, 2011 protecting a Heartland Fire crew battling a blaze in a building where gunman had shot an El Cajon policeman. The fire broke out after the policeman was shot. (AP Photo/Heartland Fire and Rescue)
Helicopters dumped water overhead to control the blaze as SWAT team members surrounded the property.
No bodies had been found at the scene.
Wounded officer was stable and alert after arriving at Sharp Memorial Hospital.
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EL CAJON , Calif. (AP) — Two days after being shot in the head, a police officer is sitting, talking and recalling details about a gunman shooting him after the suspect went on a rampage — killing a baby girl believed to be his daughter, his mother-in-law and torching his home.
Lt. Mark Coit says 28-year-old Officer Jarred Slocum remembers being shot by Kevin Collier as he approached his home Sunday after a hysterical call reported Collier had ignited a home.
Police believe a 1-year-old girl found shot in the head in Collier's truck was his daughter. Two other adult bodies found inside the home are believed to be 32-year-old Collier and his 51-year-old mother-in-law.
Coit says Slocum may leave intensive care Tuesday.
Collier's wife escaped uninjured. She had recently filed for divorce.