FORT BEND COUNTY, Texas -- Authorities are looking for three suspects after an Uber driver was shot during a carjacking in Fort Bend County late Monday.
According to the Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office, the incident happened just before 7 p.m. in the 7800 block of Soledad in the Mission Bend area.
Deputies say the 58-year-old driver was hired to pick up three clients. Instead, he was robbed, shot and left on the side of the road by the suspects who took off in his car, a black Dodge Dart. The victim was transported to a nearby hospital with a gunshot wound to his back.
A neighbor's security camera captured part of the crime on video.
UPDATE: Caught on surveillance camera! Moments after an Uber driver is robbed, shot, and carjacked by three men on Soledad Drive. @FBCSO say the suspects took off in the drivers black Dodge Dart, license: GTL4765. How they managed to get in the car, full report @ 12p on #khou11 pic.twitter.com/hNO28mnNfB— Michelle Choi (@MichelleKHOU) February 13, 2018
Neighbors flocked to the scene after hearing a loud commotion.
“Something like a big sound, and then I checked outside and they were coming out,” said one neighbor.
Investigators are now searching for the three suspects, who officials say took off in a black Dodge Dart with license plate GTL-4765. They’re also investigating whether this was a random act or planned.
KHOU 11 has contacted Uber for comment and we are waiting to hear back.
If you know anything, please contact Fort Bend County Crime Stoppers at 281-342-8477.