Police search for carjacking suspect in south Houston

Police search for carjacking suspect in south Houston

Authorities are searching for a male suspect in connection with a carjacking Sunday morning in south Houston, police said.

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by KHOU.com staff

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Posted on July 14, 2013 at 6:07 PM

HOUSTON – Authorities are searching for a male suspect in connection with a carjacking Sunday morning in south Houston, police said.

According to the Houston Police Department, a couple was sitting in a Chevy Silverado at 2 a.m. along side of the road on Wentworth Avenue near Dowling Street. They had just come home from a night club and were sitting in the vehicle when a car drove up next to them.

A man jumped out of the car and held a gun at the couple and told them to get out of the truck, police said.

The suspect hit the woman on the back of the head with the butt of the gun, and then fired one shot in the air, police said. The suspect then took off with the truck.

The woman was taken to Ben Taub Hospital in stable condition, police said.

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