Tuesday December 24, 2013 5:33 AM

A man was killed and another man was shot in the hip when gunfire tore through the car they were in at a gas station on 5th Avenue near I-71 last evening.

Columbus police were called at 6 p.m. to the Sunoco gas station at Lexington and 5th avenues.

Columbus paramedics pronounced the man dead at the scene minutes later. Police identified him last night as Marvin Ector, 26, of the Near East Side. He was in the front seat of the car, said Sgt. Loucious Hollis, assault squad supervisor.

Darnell Gammon, 31, was taken in critical condition to OhioHealth Grant Medical Center. Police said later he is expected to survive.