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.
Wildfire danger continues into Thursday evening with low humidities and dry conditions. Winds continue to gust close to 30 mph.
A fire in Ocean County that is threatening homes, forcing the evacuation of homes and the closure of a local school, continues to burn Thursday afternoon.
A report of a deadly shooting Thursday morning just off Widener University's campus led to an alert urging school community members to "please remain indoors until further notice," but police have now given the all-clear.
Flames are tearing through a South Jersey forest right now, and this wildfire is only expected to grow.