A Tuscaloosa police officer was shot and killed Monday evening.
The Tuscaloosa police chief says Officer Dornell Cousette responded to a call about 6:23 p.m. The suspect ran inside the home, and the officer followed. Police say shots were fired in the home.
Officer Cousette was taken to the hospital, where he later died.
The 20-year-old suspect, also wounded, fled and was arrested at a hospital. His identity and the extent of his injuries were not immediately released.
Cousette was an Army veteran who had been with the police department for 13 years. He was engaged and had two daughters.
This is the fourth Alabama officer to die in the line of duty this year.