By Dailymail.com Reporter
Published: 06:57 BST, 17 September 2019 | Updated: 06:58 BST, 17 September 2019
Dornell Cousette, a 40-year-old who served 13 years with the department was killed during a gunfight with the suspect and the officer.
An Alabama police officer from Tuscaloosa was shot dead while pursuing a wanted felon.
Dornell Cousette, a 40-year-old who served 13 years with the department was killed during a gunfight between the suspect and the officer.
'Heroes come in many different forms,' said Tuscaloosa Mayor Walt Maddox. 'Tonight, one of our heroes has died in the line of duty.'
Tuscaloosa Interim Police Chief Mitt Tubbs said Cousette received a tip a wanted suspect wanted on outstanding warrants for failure to appear on felony crimes was at his home.
When Cousette arrived, he saw the suspect on the front porch at which point the suspect ran inside.