Police are investigating the murder 53-year old ioannis Kostikidis which occurred in the downtown section of Wilmington Wednesday evening.
Police responded to a call for shots fired at 8:55 pm. When police arrived on scene, the victim was found on the ground and two suspects were seen running southbound on N. Tatnall Street. The suspects were described as black males. They were wearing hooded sweatshirts and the hoods were pulled over their faces.
Kostikidis, a security guard for the American Beauty Academy, was transported to a local hospital where he was later pronounced dead.
If anyone has information about this incident, they are encouraged to call 911.
Rain moved in Saturday afternoon and the chance for it will stick around through the seven day forecast.
It becomes very unsettled across our area with clounds and showers again Sunday. The best chance for rain is in the morning and afternoon thunderstorms are possible towards our south.
Sunday is cool but we do warm up well into the 80s by Tuesday. With the warm weather comes a better chance for thunderstorms.