HOUSTON Harris County Sheriff s deputies are searching for a thief who shot a man outside his house and then took off in the victim s car.

It happened Friday morning on Cypress Canyon and Prairie Meadow in Katy.

Investigators said the criminal came up and demanded the keys to the man s car when he came outside. He refused and that s when the thief shot the victim in the side.

The man was able to go back into the house and call 911.

The carjacker fled the scene in the victim s 2003 gold/tan Ford F150 pickup.

There was no word on the victim s condition.

Anyone with information about the suspects identity in this case and/or location is asked to call Crime Stoppers of Houston at 713-222-TIPS or to submit a tip via the iWatchHarrisCounty phone app.

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