One of the dead is the gunman.
According to Wilmington police, two women were killed in the incident. The alleged shooter, a male, is also dead.
Two officers were also injured in the incident. Police say the officers were shot in an exchange with the gunman. Their injuries are said to be non-life threatening.
Police are still investigating whether the gunman’s death was a result of the exchange with officers or whether it was the result of a self inflicted gunshot wound. Police however did say that the gunman never breached the security perimeter beyond the metal detectors inside the courthouse.
The identity of the gunman is not known at this time.