WILMINGTON, DEL. A Delaware State Police spokesman says 3 people have died in a shooting at the New Castle County Courthouse in Wilmington.
Officials described the situation as a "gunfight," reports CBS affiliate KYW-TV in Philadelphia. According to investigators, the gunman entered the lobby of the courthouse, pulled out a gun and opened fire.
According to Wilmington Mayor Dennis Williams, the suspect's estranged wife and a second unidentified female were shot and killed by the gunman. Williams says the suspected gunman was then killed by police.
Two Capitol police officers were wounded during the shootout and were taken to Christiana Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
Williams said he was told the shooting took place about 8:10 a.m. Monday.
Hours after the shooting, there was still a heavy police presence around the courthouse and streets were blocked off.
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