By CBS3 Staff


WILMINGTON, Del (CBS) — Officials have released the name of the man who was shot and killed by Wilmington police Friday night. The victim has been identified as 35-year-old Ricardo Hylton.

Police say he was firing a gun when officers arrived to the scene along the 2700 block of N. Washington Street.

Two officers engaged him before they both discharged their weapons.

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Hylton was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Investigators have not yet identified the officers who were involved in the incident.

This is an ongoing investigation.