DeKalb Cop Killed by Murder Suspect
Posted by mythoughtsandnews on July 2, 2006
A man killed during a shootout that left a veteran DeKalb County police officer dead was wanted out of Louisiana on a murder charge, police officials confirmed on Friday.
The slain officer, 33-year-old Dennis Stepnowski, was shot during a foot chase Thursday night at an apartment complex off North Hairston Road in Stone Mountain. He later died at DeKalb Medical Center. His funeral is planned for Monday.