Woman dies after attack at El Dorado home

EL DORADO, Ark. (AP) - Authorities say El Dorado police shot and wounded a man while investigating an attack on a 28-year-old woman.

El Dorado police Capt. Kevin Holt says officers responded to a home Saturday night on reports that a woman had been injured. Once there, officers discovered 28-year-old Lavecchia Dixon suffering from multiple wounds. Dixon was taken to a local hospital then airlifted to the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, where she later died.

Holt says police responding to the home encountered 25-year-old Rashad Morgan. According to Holt, Morgan allegedly pointed a gun at officers and police opened fire on him. Morgan is in critical condition at an El Dorado hospital.

Holt tells the El Dorado News Times ( ) that authorities are awaiting an official cause of death for Dixon.


Information from: El Dorado News-Times,

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