MISSOURI CITY, Texas – Police are searching for a male suspect after a man on a bicycle was shot in Missouri City overnight.

According to the Missouri City Police Department, it happened at 10:15 p.m. Thursday night in a shopping center located at Texas Parkway and Independence Parkway.

At that time, an unidentified suspect walked up to a 20-year-old man on his bicycle in the parking lot and some sort of words were exchanged. Police said the suspect then pulled out a gun and shot the victim several times. 

The victim was shot three times and taken to a local hospital in critical condition by Life Flight, police said. 

Police said the suspect fled the scene and got away. They added that they do not have a motive in the shooting.