Incident

9-16-2019 Alabama Tuscaloosa 1-1

Location

September 16, 2019

17th St and 33rd Ave
Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Geolocation: 33.1988, -87.5796

Participants

  • Type: Victim
  • Participant Characteristics:
    • Law Enforcement
  • Name: Officer Dornell Cousette
  • Age: 40
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Killed
  • Type: Subject-Suspect
  • Name: Luther Watkins, Jr.
  • Age: 20
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Injured, Arrested

Incident Characteristics

  • Shot - Wounded/Injured
  • Shot - Dead (murder, accidental, suicide)
  • Officer Involved Incident
  • Officer Involved Shooting - Officer killed
  • Officer Involved Shooting - subject/suspect/perpetrator shot
  • Police Targeted
  • Possession of gun by felon or prohibited person

Notes

Officer shot in face during exchange of gunfire while serving warrant

Guns Involved

1 gun involved.

  • Type: Unknown
  • Stolen: Unknown

District

Congressional District: 7
State Senate District: 24
State House District: 71