HOUSTON -- Police are looking for a suspect who shot a man multiple times before stealing his car from a gas station.

According to HPD, the victim was pumping gas at a Valero station on Homestead and Parking shortly before 6 a.m. Friday. 

The victim was approached by the suspect and after an exchange, the suspect shot the victim multiple times. The victim ran inside of gas station to get help but suspect followed him inside.

Police say the victim then ran across the street to a corner store and locked himself in the bathroom until help arrived. The suspect went back to the Valero and stole the victim's car.

Police in the area are searching for the stolen small, four-door vehicle. They have also obtained surveillance video of the incident. 

The victim's condition is unknown. Police described the suspect as a black man wearing a safety vest.