According to early reports 5 people have been shot inside a New Castle County Courthouse about 8 am this morning. One of the wounded individuals was a security officers, it has been said he was shot in his cheek yet he has survived.
Wilmington police confirm there were several people injured, the shooter was killed on the scene by police and 5 victims have been transported to local hospitals.
Local station Foxnews reports; Delaware Mayor‘s office says “the gunman shot and killed his wife and was later shot and killed by police officials himself”…Which means, it is probable fatalities amount may increase.
At a press conference held about 10 AM officials report; A lone gunman walked into the lobby and began shooting, 2 females were confirmed shot and killed, 2 police were shot not killed, and the shooter was shot by officials, at this moment he is still dead in lobby.
Stay tuned for updates.
- Delaware Officer In Serious Condition After Being Shot In The Face (philadelphia.cbslocal.com)
- Several shot in Delaware courthouse, authorities say (fox6now.com)
- Shooting reported at Wilmington, Delaware courthouse (news.blogs.cnn.com)
- Delco Times Launches I Love Delaware County Giveaway for an Extended Valentine’s Day (prweb.com)
- Push Begins for Marriage Equality in Delaware (towleroad.com)
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