HOUSTON -

Deputies are searching for the three men who they say robbed and shot a man as he was leaving a nightclub in northwest Harris County.

It happened Saturday around 4:30 a.m. in front of the Bronco Nightclub near the intersection of Veterans Memorial Drive and Forestburg Drive.

According to deputies, three unknown men approached the victim as he was leaving the club and demanded his money.

When the victim resisted, the men shot once and then stole $50 from him.

The gunmen fled before police arrived.

The victim was rushed to Ben Taub Hospital in serious but stable condition.