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Alabama cop, 40, who was also dad of two girls, is shot in the face and killed during a gunfight with a wanted felon A Tuscaloosa Police Officer has died following a shooting Monday night  Dornell Cousette, 40, who served 13 years with the department was shot dead Cousette was shot in the face and was taken to hospital where he later died He is the fourth police officer to be shot dead this year in Alabama  Authorities say the suspect, 20, was also wounded but is now in custody

By Dailymail.com Reporter

Published: 06:57 BST, 17 September 2019 | Updated: 06:58 BST, 17 September 2019

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Dornell Cousette, a 40-year-old who served 13 years with the department was killed during a gunfight with the suspect and the officer.

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.

As the

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