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Elyria Police open fire after suspects threaten officers at gas station

No officers were injured in the incident at a Marathon Gas Station in Carlisle Township

ELYRIA, Ohio — Officials in Lorain County are investigating a shooting involving Elyria Police officers at a Marathon gas station on Tuesday. 

The incident began with a report of an apartment in Elyria being shot at around 4:10 p.m. Officers found the suspect vehicle at the Marathon on 1425 East Ave. and initiated a traffic stop, ordering those in the car to get out with their hands up. 

Police continued to order the suspects to get out of the vehicle, then noticed that the car was shaking as movement was taking place inside. After a few moments, the right rear door of the car opened and one of the suspects pointed a gun at police. Officers then opened fire on the suspects. 

WATCH: Cellphone video captured the moment that the officers fired on the suspects. (MOBILE USERS: Click here)

(CAUTION: video contains graphic content)

Police tell WKYC that no officers were injured in the shooting. The suspects were injured, although their conditions are currently unknown. They were treated at the scene and transported by Life Care to University Hospitals in Elyria and Mercy Hospital in Lorain. The names of the suspects are being withheld at this time. 

The Lorain County Sheriff's Office and the Lorain Police Department are conducting the investigation of the officer-involved shooting, while the Elyria Police Department conducts an investigation of the apartment shooting incident.

WKYC crews were at the scene with a live look via Facebook Live earlier this evening.