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SWAT team shoots and kills 107-year-old man in standoff
katv.com ^ | Sep 08, 2013 | Jeannette Reyes

Posted on 09/08/2013 9:06:40 AM PDT by moonshinner_09

PINE BLUFF (KATV - A stand-off on Saturday left one man dead. S.W.A.T. Officers shot and killed the suspect after a standoff at a Pine Bluff home.

Lt. David Price told channel 7 that when officers arrived at the home they learned that an aggravated assault had occurred against two people. The suspect, Monroe Isadore, who authorities say is 107-year-old old, pointed a weapon at them.

Authorities asked the two victims to leave the home and walked up to the bedroom door where Isadore was supposed to be. When officers identified themselves to the suspect he shot at them through the door but no officer was injured. Police then asked for backup. Police supervisors began negotiating with the suspect as soon as they arrived. Meanwhile, S.W.A.T. was also called out.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: Arkansas
KEYWORDS: ark; donutwatch; swat
more here...http://www.thv11.com/news/article/278849/2/107-year-old-Arkansas-man-dies-in-shootout-with-SWAT
1 posted on 09/08/2013 9:06:40 AM PDT by moonshinner_09
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To: moonshinner_09
If this happened the way the officers SAY it happened, it seems justified.

'Course I am more and more inclined NOT to believe the authorities' side of the story.

I'll sit patiently by to hear, as Paul Harvey used to say, the rest of the story.

2 posted on 09/08/2013 9:11:07 AM PDT by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all -- Texas Eagle)
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To: moonshinner_09

One the one hand: When someone is shooting at you, their age is a non-factor.

One the other hand: Seems like they could have waited him out if he wasn’t randomly shooting and endangering people while holed up.

He’s 107, how long can he stay awake?


3 posted on 09/08/2013 9:11:40 AM PDT by SaxxonWoods (....Let It Burn...)
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To: SaxxonWoods

“He’s 107, how long can he stay awake?”

If he was a veteran, he probably could sleep with one eye open.


4 posted on 09/08/2013 9:13:19 AM PDT by lowbridge
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To: moonshinner_09
The US Citizen fired a shot thru a door to protect his property from armed invaders with badges.

Hardly a shootout.

He was shortly thereafter MURDERED by armed invaders with stinking badges.

5 posted on 09/08/2013 9:14:27 AM PDT by rawcatslyentist (Jeremiah 50:32 "The arrogant one will stumble and fall ; / ?)
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To: moonshinner_09
There seems to be a new rule of engagement for SWAT teams.

“If SWAT is called out, something or someone must die.”

6 posted on 09/08/2013 9:17:07 AM PDT by Tupelo (There are no Republicans or Democrats in Washington. Just Millionaires protecting their turf.)
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To: moonshinner_09

Must have been a Christian gentleman.


7 posted on 09/08/2013 9:19:19 AM PDT by Hans
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To: moonshinner_09
The suspect, Monroe Isadore, who authorities say is 107-year-old old, pointed a weapon at them.

Used to be, anyway.

8 posted on 09/08/2013 9:20:32 AM PDT by heartwood
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To: moonshinner_09
They released gas into the room, after negotiation proved unsuccessful, in hopes Isadore would surrender peacefully. Once gas was released into the room, the suspect fired at the S.W.A.T.

Darn right, I'd plug their asses too if they farted in my room. Especially if they tip over my soaking dentures or upset my diaper bucket.

9 posted on 09/08/2013 9:22:14 AM PDT by BerryDingle (I know how to deal with communists, I still wear their scars on my back from Hollywood-Ronald Reagan)
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To: Tupelo

““If SWAT is called out, something or someone must die.”

Yup. Or “we’re SWAT dammit. You call us we shoot the sh*t out of someone”


10 posted on 09/08/2013 9:24:02 AM PDT by max americana (fired liberals in our company after the election, & laughed while they cried (true story))
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To: moonshinner_09
S hitheads
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11 posted on 09/08/2013 9:24:02 AM PDT by tomkat ( support the product, you support the politics .. shop like a warrior !)
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To: moonshinner_09

They could have backed off—they got the people out— and the dude gone to sleep. 107 year old people sleep alot. You send in a bomb squad guy fully protected and nobody gets hurt. You do not kill an old, old man. Real machismo, and real chicken-crap way to do it. It has happened before, with old ladies with pistols firing off way out in the country in FL— only a harm to themselves.

If this was “in-town” then understand the greater threat to neighbors. But really— 107 years old... that is pretty fragile physically and mentally.


12 posted on 09/08/2013 9:26:22 AM PDT by John S Mosby (Sic Semper Tyrannis)
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To: moonshinner_09
They can't wait to get that green light from Ubama.


13 posted on 09/08/2013 9:27:45 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (When your policy is to rob Peter to pay Paul, you can count on enthusiastic support from Paul.)
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To: SaxxonWoods

At 107, how long can he stay alive??


14 posted on 09/08/2013 9:39:07 AM PDT by Scrambler Bob ( Concerning bo -- that refers to the president. If I capitalize it, I mean the dog.)
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To: moonshinner_09

So SWAT is now a ‘backup’ call-in? What weapon or tactic was needed to wait out a 107yr old??

Anyone else have a problem with any part of this scenario?


15 posted on 09/08/2013 9:45:35 AM PDT by i_robot73 (Give me one example and I will show where gov't is the root of all problems.)
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To: rawcatslyentist

You’re an idiot. You must be a Paultard.


16 posted on 09/08/2013 9:45:59 AM PDT by submarinerswife (Insanity is doing the same thing over and over, while expecting different results~Einstein)
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To: max americana
or someone's dog(s) ..why aren't cats ever involved?
ans: Dogs are too loyal (part of the "pack"), I guess.

17 posted on 09/08/2013 9:59:53 AM PDT by skinkinthegrass (who'll take tomorrow,$pend it all today;who can take your income & tax it all away..0'Blowfly can :-)
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To: submarinerswife
Ah, another skin-headed, 'roided, bloused booted, badge heavy thug.

Hot Flash: Keep slaughtering all these civilians. There will NEVER be a backlash, walking into an ambush, or an IED for a Crown Vic.

Lynchings after murdering one little old lady too many, when you attacked the wrong address are not possible...

18 posted on 09/08/2013 9:59:57 AM PDT by jonascord (Hurrah for the Bonny Blue Flag that bears a Single Star!)
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To: rawcatslyentist
Did you miss the part where he continued to fire shots at the Officers? The Police were there because he had already assaulted someone with the gun (agg assault).

And self-defense is not Murder.

SWAT did not just rush in once they got there. They tried to talk the old bastard out. And they tried to gas the old guy out.

You can not just leave some nut job with a gun because he is 107. What if he walks over to the neighbors house. Or has a rifle and starts picking off the kids on the sidewalk? Than all of you will be pissed that the Cops didn't do their jobs.

Just more Police bashing on FR. Place is more like DU everyday.

Ed

19 posted on 09/08/2013 10:31:45 AM PDT by husky ed (FOX NEWS ALERT "Generalissimo Francisco Franco is still dead" THIS HAS BEEN A FOX NEWS ALERT)
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To: submarinerswife
>"You’re an idiot. You must be a Paultard."

Thank you. Thank you for following FR's TOS.

"Please: NO profanity, NO personal attacks, NO racism or violence in posts."

20 posted on 09/08/2013 10:47:35 AM PDT by rawcatslyentist (Jeremiah 50:32 "The arrogant one will stumble and fall ; / ?)
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To: husky ed
Just more Police bashing in doors, wiping with the Constitution, and murdering the citizenry on FR. Place is more like DU everyday, excusing fascist behavior.
21 posted on 09/08/2013 10:50:44 AM PDT by rawcatslyentist (Jeremiah 50:32 "The arrogant one will stumble and fall ; / ?)
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To: rawcatslyentist
Ah the Nazi references.

It must be boring in the basement today?
So quick to leap to it in such a short time. Well I'm sure you would have thought of something more cleaver if Mom was home to help?

Ed

22 posted on 09/08/2013 11:26:43 AM PDT by husky ed (FOX NEWS ALERT "Generalissimo Francisco Franco is still dead" THIS HAS BEEN A FOX NEWS ALERT)
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To: Texas Eagle

“If this happened the way the officers SAY it happened, it seems justified.”

Why? Back off and wait him out, unless he mounts a frontal assault on their position. He’s 107 years old, he’ll nap out pretty quickly.


23 posted on 09/08/2013 11:31:53 AM PDT by dljordan (WhoVoltaire: "To find out who rules over you, simply find out who you are not allowed to criticize.")
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To: Texas Eagle

“If this happened the way the officers SAY it happened, it seems justified.”

Same can be said for Waco.


24 posted on 09/08/2013 11:33:31 AM PDT by Balding_Eagle (SWAT stands for Storing Weapons for patriots to Attack Tyranny.)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

“They can’t wait to get that green light from Ubama.”

If it gets that bad they won’t last 30 days unless they hide. The homeys will get somr in the big cities and an aggravated citizenry will account for more in the countryside. They’ll have to call in help because all their armor and swagger and high-fiving isn’t going to help them.


25 posted on 09/08/2013 11:36:04 AM PDT by dljordan (WhoVoltaire: "To find out who rules over you, simply find out who you are not allowed to criticize.")
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To: husky ed
Over the years I have had to interact with a lot of violent individuals. I have been struck, had things thrown at me and even had loaded guns pointed at me at close range. Fortunately, neither I or the people we were there to “help” were seriously injured.

It seems surprising that it was necessary to shoot a 107 year old man. Did he have a criminal history? I haven't been able to find any information that indicated this. Most likely he was having some type of medical problem that impaired his judgment. This does not appear to have been a situation with a violent criminal who was likely to begin roaming the neighborhood shooting people.

It is most likely that what we had was a group of incompetent small town police who used poor judgment and tactics. Fortunately the police that I work with strive to handle situations in a calm way that deescalates a crisis situation with as little violence as possible. I hate to be an arm chair quarterback, but twenty five years of experience tells me that the situation could have been handled in a way where no one would have been seriously injured or killed.

26 posted on 09/08/2013 12:05:53 PM PDT by fireman15 (Check your facts before making ignorant statements.)
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To: moonshinner_09

bfl(wttco)


27 posted on 09/08/2013 12:12:13 PM PDT by Anton.Rutter
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To: moonshinner_09
No more hesitation

These guys must really be proud of themselves


28 posted on 09/08/2013 12:14:02 PM PDT by Colorado Doug (Now I know how the Indians felt to be sold out for a few beads and trinkets)
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To: Colorado Doug
Okay, I read the rest of the article. It does seem that he was shooting in their general direction and they made some effort to work around shooting him. Still, 107 years old and they couldn't come up with anything but a lethal solution? That seems strange.

There are just too many police shootings these days. What kind of man can even shoot a 107 year old guy?

29 posted on 09/08/2013 12:24:31 PM PDT by Colorado Doug (Now I know how the Indians felt to be sold out for a few beads and trinkets)
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To: moonshinner_09
Yet another sad event. It might be very easy to criticize however. 107 years of age and being shot down, does seem to pose a lot of questions though. I may be remiss, but I failed to find the racial background of the dead man. I went to Ancestry.com 1940 census and found two mentions of a Monroe Isadore. One born "about 1908" in Arkansas and a farmer was listed as negro (black). Another Monroe Isadore was born in Texas, living there born "about 1909". Also listed as negro (black).

Somehow the avalanche that hit the MSM on the death of Trayvon Martin, does not seem to arrive. Perhaps I am wrong and Isadore was white.

30 posted on 09/08/2013 1:24:23 PM PDT by Peter Libra
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To: Colorado Doug
There is also a lot of regular people now aday shooting at the drop of a hat.

As for someone shooting in your "general direction". You do realize that bullets come out of the end of the guns and can kill you? They don't care if the guy was point directly at you or in your "general direction". Go stand at the end of a rifle range than tell me what you think of that?

What lead up to a 107 guy to go off and start blasting away? All of you basement dwelling IA guy's have it figured out. Sounds like most of you must have been on the entry with the SWAT team?
Had a live feed of the action? Interviewed the parties involved? Anything?

Or are you just jumping to conclusions and making assumptions that you have no knowledge of? Bet you still think Zimmerman stalked Trayvon and gunned him down in cold-blood.

Ed

31 posted on 09/08/2013 1:43:10 PM PDT by husky ed (FOX NEWS ALERT "Generalissimo Francisco Franco is still dead" THIS HAS BEEN A FOX NEWS ALERT)
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To: husky ed
Dear Mr. Ed. St Skiddles was a Robitussin addled criminal thug in training.

Since you had a live feed of the situation, why not post it?

Oh you didn't have a live feed either, and are doing the same thing you are castigating others for doing?

Most LE are not bloodthirsty criminals. Almost all LE are not bloodthirsty criminals.

Calling in SWAT teams almost always leads to DEATH. Justified or not. DEATH. DEATH DEATH DEATH DEATH DEATH....

The simple solution is to NOT call in the SWAT DEATH Squad! Or better yet disband and defund the SWAT DEATH SQUADS.


You said the N word first. You lose.

32 posted on 09/08/2013 1:54:08 PM PDT by rawcatslyentist (Jeremiah 50:32 "The arrogant one will stumble and fall ; / ?)
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To: moonshinner_09

You can run on for a long time...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=guocvS7XQW0


33 posted on 09/08/2013 3:42:57 PM PDT by cmj328 (We live here.)
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To: husky ed

They tried to talk the old bastard out.

At 107 maybe he didnt have his hearing aid in or batteries dead couldnt hear what the hell a swat team is yelling. they should have waited and as they already had a camara in the room just sit back and wait for nap time then bust in a take him.


34 posted on 09/08/2013 4:27:30 PM PDT by bikerman (Obama! if his lips are moving he's lying.)
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To: rawcatslyentist
No I don't have a live feed.

I also don't have all of the facts just like you and the rest of the lynch mob.

If it turns out that the SWAT team just finally said "F*ck it let's cap this turd so we can get back to the diner", than I'll be calling for them to be thrown into PoundMeInTheAss Prison.
But until than I'm not going to get upset about it. And it doesn't at this time seem that the people the old bastard assaulted are too upset he's dead either.

And your statement "Most LE are not bloodthirsty criminals. Almost all LE are not bloodthirsty criminals. doesn't make any sense. Because then you say "the SWAT DEATH SQUADS" you must not realize that LE stands for Police Officers. And SWAT teams are made up of Police Officers. Or are you trying to divide by zero?

Ed

35 posted on 09/08/2013 4:52:42 PM PDT by husky ed (FOX NEWS ALERT "Generalissimo Francisco Franco is still dead" THIS HAS BEEN A FOX NEWS ALERT)
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To: rawcatslyentist
rawcatslyentist wrote:
Just more Police bashing in doors, wiping with the Constitution, and murdering the citizenry on FR. Place is more like DU everyday, excusing fascist behavior.
As I stated "Nazi reference".

I didn't say you said or wrote Nazi.

You lose.

Ed

36 posted on 09/08/2013 4:59:24 PM PDT by husky ed (FOX NEWS ALERT "Generalissimo Francisco Franco is still dead" THIS HAS BEEN A FOX NEWS ALERT)
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To: husky ed
Perhaps it was the only way that they could figure out how to best a 107 year old man. That in itself is unfortunate but the real problem here is that the police need to start policing themselves. There are too many that are just cold blooded killers that hide behind a badge and play paramilitary commandos. Too many Barney Fifes out there that should not be issued bullets. If not for the constant barrage of reports of gung ho SWAT types killing the wrong people or Innocent family pets, you wouldn't have to defend against those who think that it's time to back off with the practice of killing first and asking questions later. If not for the hundreds of rounds fired every year at non criminals by police, you would not have to defend.

Do police everywhere a favor and demand professionalism and in time good cops won't be drug down by the trigger happy thugs that play commando.

37 posted on 09/08/2013 5:02:06 PM PDT by Colorado Doug (Now I know how the Indians felt to be sold out for a few beads and trinkets)
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To: Colorado Doug
No doubt there are some yahoo's and people that should not be Police Officers (in fact they should be in prison).

But they work for you. Get your A$$ and everyone else's A$$ down to City Hall and demand the Police to Police themselves. If they don't do it demand the City Council/Mayor/City Manager to do their job.

I was a LEO for close to 10 years. And the thing that pissed me off the most was bad Police Officers that should never have been issued a uniform. And yes we let our Brass know about.

Ed

38 posted on 09/09/2013 9:44:48 AM PDT by husky ed (FOX NEWS ALERT "Generalissimo Francisco Franco is still dead" THIS HAS BEEN A FOX NEWS ALERT)
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To: husky ed; Colorado Doug
Nobody more grateful for the presence of “Those who protect and serve”, than myself. I would not like my neighborhood to be at risk to the kind of losers that exist. Cowardly louts whose target is always someone weaker and defenseless. Trouble is possibly the length of the training which entails public expense. This would include screening for the sociopath. This type of person is clever in paying lip service to the system. The savings of short cuts likely offset by the occasional horror story.

We have our own awful set back for police public relations in Canada a few months ago. A hitherto quiet teen male got on a Toronto Street car and brandished a knife. He exposed himself as well. The street car operator did a great job. He halted his transport and got everyone off safely.

A police officer jumped on board. He screamed "drop the knife" then he pumped three shots into the youth. The youth hit the deck and then the officer pumped six more shots into him. Then he hit the youth with the taser.

The youth died. Only a public outcry brought about charges for the officer. We are waiting to hear his side of the story. Nobody wins here.

Excuse this ramble, but I went to my Ancestry.com and traced the records of Monroe Isadore. He was a human being.

39 posted on 09/09/2013 1:02:00 PM PDT by Peter Libra
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To: Peter Libra
To self. Whoops!

My quotation marks were fouled up because we are sold a "bilingual keyboard". Hit the caps lock twice and that is what we get. (Sad smile).

40 posted on 09/09/2013 1:20:04 PM PDT by Peter Libra
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To: husky ed
Well good for you for letting the brass know. I want to have the respect back that I used to have for LEO and I do have the utmost respect for our Sheriff in El Paso County and have called his office to tell him so.

I have made my views clear on the subject and will continue to do so at every opportunity. Like everything else, it just takes the few bad eggs to ruin things for everyone. Unfortunately, these bad eggs are armed to the teeth and like to kill. The culture needs to be changed from within.

41 posted on 09/09/2013 7:50:47 PM PDT by Colorado Doug (Now I know how the Indians felt to be sold out for a few beads and trinkets)
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To: All

They murdered a legally blind and nearly deaf 107 year old man.

PINE BLUFF, Ark. (TheBlaze/AP) — A 107-year-old man is dead after SWAT officers shot back at him during a standoff at a home in the southeast Arkansas city of Pine Bluff, police say.

But friends and fellow church members say that Monroe Isadore was legally blind and nearly deaf and shouldn’t have died that way.

“I’m in shock today,” Larry Smith, who attended church with Isadore at New Direction Baptist, told KLRT-TV.

“He couldn’t hear,” Smith said. “Somebody should’ve told the [police] he couldn’t hear.”

Friends told KLRT that Isadore was also legally blind and believe Isadore must have been confused.

“For that to happen and like that… had to be,” Smith said.

Isadore was a God-fearing man who grew vegetables and gave them away at church, according to those who knew him.

“That’s the kind of man that our police department killed,” said Pine Bluff resident Gary Wilson to KLRT.

The Pine Bluff Police Department declined to comment on the case until Monday, KLRT said.

Pine Bluff Lt. David Price tells KATV-TV that police officers called to the home Saturday were told Isadore had pointed a weapon at two people there.
107 Year Old Man Dies in Shootout with SWAT Team

(Credit: KATV-TV)

Officers had the threatened pair leave the home and approached a bedroom. Police say Isadore shot through the door at officers but missed hitting them.

More officers were called, including a SWAT team that inserted a camera into the room and confirmed Isadore had a handgun.

Police say SWAT officers released gas into the room when negotiations didn’t work. They say Isadore shot at officers who KATV reports entered the room, and the officers fired back, killing Isadore.

Here’s a report from KATV-TV:

(Video and image at link)

http://www.theblaze.com/stories/2013/09/08/107-year-old-man-dies-in-shootout-with-swat-team/


42 posted on 09/11/2013 11:27:42 AM PDT by Altariel ("Curse your sudden but inevitable betrayal!")
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