La. Officer Killed in Ambush; Shot to Death Investigating 911 Call\n\nOfficer Down: - [Bossier City, Louisiana]\n08\/11\/2004\n\nKTBS News \nA Bossier City, Louisiana police officer was shot and killed this afternoon as he arrived at a house to investigate a 911 call.\n\nThe patrolman, whose name had not been released late this afternoon, was airlifted to LSU Hospital in Shreveport but died, Police Chief Mike Halphen said.\n\nHalphen said the officer was in front of the house on Jana Place when he was ambushed with a shotgun. A second officer dispatched to the house found the officer shot.\n\nThe suspected shooter was holed up in the house. He was described by authorities as "homicidal, suicidal and threatening to burn the house down." Police would not say whether they were talking to him.\n\nDozens of officers surrounded the house.\n\n"We may be here a while. As long as we have to. We're going to get him," Halphen said.\n\nPolice said the officer had gone to investigate a 911 hang-up. They did not provide details of the call.\n\nJana Place is located in the Coleman Park neighborhood adjacent to Barksdale Air Force Base.