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Vehicle owner shot twice during attempted carjacking

A man is recovering after he was shot twice during an attempted carjacking, officials said. 

The man was standing near his vehicle in the Little York Villas apartment complex parking lot near West Little York Road and TC Jester Boulevard around 11 p.m. Saturday. 

Police said a man pointed a gun at the vehicle owner and demanded he hand over his keys.

The vehicle owner attempted to fight the man off before he was shot twice, once in the thigh and once in the ankle. 

The gunman fled without the vehicle. 

The victim was taken to Memorial Hermann Hospital in stable condition, officials said.