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Authorities: 107-year-old man killed in shootout with Arkansas police

Pine Bluff police say a 107-year-old man was killed during a confrontation with SWAT officers Saturday night.
Pine Bluff, Arkansas (WSYR/CNN) -- Pine Bluff police say a 107-year-old man was killed during a confrontation with SWAT officers.

According to CNN, on Saturday night police were called to a home in Pine Bluff where suspect Monroe Isadore was.

"When they arrived, they were able to determine that an aggravated assault had occurred against two people at the residence," Lt. David E. Price, a Pine Bluff police spokesman, said in a statement.

Those two victims were taken out of the home.

When authorities went to the bedroom where Isadore was hiding, he fired through the door, authorities said.

None of the police officers was hit by the gunfire. They went to a safer spot and then tried to negotiate with the suspect.

SWAT officers slipped a camera into the room where Isadore was holed up and saw he was armed with a handgun, Price said.

After unsuccessful negotiations, officers slipped gas into the room through a window, he said, and Isadore fired rounds at them.

Authorities say the officers then broke down the bedroom door and Isadore fired at them again.

Officers returned fire, killing him.

The investigation continues into what role Isadore had in the assaults against the victims.

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