One male is dead and a female is injured after a crash that occurred on Gibson Street in Youngstown after gunfire was reported at a gas station on South Avenue.

Police say they heard gunfire coming from a South Avenue gas station Tuesday evening and tell us they observed a black SUV fleeing the scene at a high speed and entered a brief chase.

The fleeing suspect crashed the vehicle on Gibson Street after a car crashed there shortly after the chase began.

The driver of the vehicle was killed in the crash, and the female passenger was transported to Mercy Health with serious injuries, but police say she's expected to survive. 

Police say the Mahoning County Coroner was called to the Gibson scene. 


Police say no one was hit by the gunfire heard at the gas station.  

Both scenes are blocked off and residents are asked to avoid both areas for the time being. 

Youngstown Detectives, Accident Investigation and Internal Affairs are investigating this matter.

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