Uber Eats driver carjacked, shot in northwest Harris County, authorities say

NORTHCLIFFE, Texas – An investigation is underway in northwest Harris County after a man who said he was an Uber Eats driver was shot and carjacked, according to authorities.

The Harris County Precinct 4 Constable’s Office said the incident happened around 2 p.m. in the 4000 block of Swinden Drive near Veterans Memorial Drive.

Investigators said the driver was attacked by three armed men, who shot him and stole his white Chevy Malibu. The driver was taken to a hospital with a gunshot wound. His condition remains unknown.

Shortly after the shooting, there was a heavy police presence in the neighborhood as authorities were investigating the case. That scene has since cleared, but authorities are still searching for the suspects. The men are described as one Black man and two Hispanic men, according to authorities.

Anyone with information is urged to contact the Harris County Precinct 4 Constable’s Office.

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