Authorities identify 2 men killed in Wilmington

November 1, 2011 4:42:32 AM PDT
Wilmington authorities have identified two men who were shot to death in the city's Hilltop section.

Police say the 37-year-old Nicacio Rojas and 34-year-old Maximiliano Juarez were found with gunshot wounds on a porch in the area of 6th and Franklin Streets about 2 a.m. Monday.

The men were taken to Christiana Hospital, where they were pronounced dead.

The slayings raise the number of shooting deaths in the city this year to 17, three fewer than this time last year.