Youngstown police: Suspect purposefully crashed into woman’s car then shot her

YOUNGSTOWN, OH (WKBN) – Police are investigating a shooting on Thursday morning that killed a 46-year-old woman from Boardman, Ohio.

The shooting happened just after 8:00am in the 2700 block of Market Street near E. Indianola Avenue in Youngstown.

Police are investigating the incident as a possible domestic situation, although they don’t know the relationship between the victim and attacker yet.

Police said a man purposefully crashed his car into a woman who was driving in the area. The crash forced the woman’s car into the St. George and the Dragon, a smoke shop on Market Street.

Police said the suspect then shot the woman, who got out of the car.

This happened right in front of a police officer who ordered the man to drop his gun. The suspect dropped his weapon and was arrested on scene.

The woman was taken to a hospital where she died. No one else was injured.

The victim and suspect haven’t been identified by police. Police said the suspect is a 59-year-old man from Youngstown.

Charges in the case are pending. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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