Suspect dead in police-involved shooting in Wilmington

WILMINGTON, Delaware (WPVI) -- Officials are investigating a deadly police-involved in Wilmington, Delaware.

It happened around 7:25 p.m. Friday on the 2700 block of North Washington Street.

Officers responded to a report of shots being fired in the area of 28th and Washington streets.

They arrived to find a man armed with a firearm. He was identified as 35-year-old Ricardo Hylton from New Castle.

Police say Hylton was actively firing a gun.

Two Wilmington Police officers then engaged with the suspect, and both discharged their department-issued firearms, striking the suspect.

The two officers were not injured.

Police rendered first aid to the suspect prior to the arrival of paramedics.

Hylton was transported to the hospital, where he later died from his injuries.

His firearm was recovered at the scene.

This incident is under investigation.
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