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.
Keep the rain gear and jackets handy for your Friday evening out. A bit messy, unfortunately, for First Friday activities. Rain will change to a wintry mix tonight in the Poconos with a light slushy accumulation overnight.
We receive a dry break on Saturday, and the chance of a Sunday wintry mix into the afternoon and evening. A light coating could occur for some before a changeover to rain. A challenging trip to and from the Linc for the Eagles game!