1 dead in Youngstown shooting; Suspect turns self in

Police say a man was shot outside an apartment on the city's north side

Jermaine Tubbs
YOUNGSTOWN: Arrested April 10 - Jermaine Tubbs, 26, charged with aggravated murder


YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – Police say a man was shot to death Monday at 12:30 a.m. outside an apartment on the city’s north side. The suspect then turned himself in at 9 a.m.

The incident happened about in the 200 block of Dupont Street. Upon arrival, officers said they found 52-year-old Michael Brooks dead from a gunshot wound.

Jermaine Tubbs
Jermaine Tubbs

The suspect, 26-year-old Jermaine Anthony Tubbs, fled the scene before officers arrived and was issued a warrant for aggravated murder, according to the police report.

Police say he turned himself in at the Mahoning County Sheriff’s Office. A K-9 unit was initially called in from Austintown to help in the search.

Police say there was a fight prior to the shooting and that the victim and suspect knew each other prior to the incident.

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