A Shreveport police officer was shot and killed answering a call at a home in the Queensborough neighborhood late Wednesday night.
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The Shreveport Times reported:
A Shreveport police officer was shot and killed in the line of duty Wednesday night.
A Shreveport police officer answering a Wednesday night call was gunned down.
Agents from across the region descended on Queensborough after a 9:14 p.m. call became fatal. Midnight came and police had made no arrest despite more than 70 units called to the scene, backed by helicopters and drones.
Police came to Del Rio Street’s 3500 block on a suspicious person call. They expected an armed man inside a home threatening a family member.
When police arrived, someone opened fire. The officer was hit several times and was taken to University Health but died.
Police had not named their lost officer by 12:30 a.m., nor was the shooter captured.