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Arkansas police fatally shoot man who officers say had gun

This undated photo provided by the Springdale Arkansas Police Department shows Zachary Sutton. Police said Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2016 that Zachary Sutton died after being shot when Sgt. Josh Kirmer and Officer Roger Eubanks returned gunfire Tuesday night. Police say Sutton was taken to a hospital where he was later pronounced dead. (Springdale Arkansas Police Department via AP)

This undated photo provided by the Springdale Arkansas Police Department shows Zachary Sutton. Police said Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2016 that Zachary Sutton died after being shot when Sgt. Josh Kirmer and Officer Roger Eubanks returned gunfire Tuesday night. Police say Sutton was taken to a hospital where he was later pronounced dead. (Springdale Arkansas Police Department via AP)  (The Associated Press)

Authorities say officers in northwest Arkansas fatally shot a man on a scooter who reportedly fired a pistol at police during a traffic stop.

Police say the shooting happened Tuesday night in Springdale, about 140 miles northwest of Little Rock. The Springdale Police Department said in a statement that two officers pulled over the man, who then started firing a pistol at the officers.

Police say the officers returned fire, striking the man. Springdale police say the officers then requested an ambulance and provided medical aid to the man until emergency responders arrived, but the man was later pronounced dead at a Springdale hospital.

The Washington County Sheriff's Office is investigating the shooting, and the officers were placed on administrative leave.