by Max Brantley
A Little Rock man and Alexander woman were fatally wounded last night when two individuals entered an Alexander residence and began shooting.
Special Agents of the Arkansas State Police were contacted by Alexander police officers who requested the State Police to take charge of the investigation.
The victims have been identified as Joe Thomas Dickinson, 40, of Little Rock and Patricia Tucker, 54, of Alexander.
At approximately 11:45 PM local police officers were notified of a shooting inside a residence at Vine Street and Highway 111.
Witnesses say more than twenty people were inside the home when two men entered and began shooting.
No other injuries were reported as a result of the shooting.
State Police Special Agents are working to identify the two suspects.