DALLAS, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) — A man was shot after yelling at a speeding vehicle who nearly ran him over in northwest Dallas Friday night, police said.

Around 10:35 p.m. Jan. 17, the victim — a 24-year-old man — was shot in the leg in the 2800 block of Merrell Road.

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Police said the victim was walking to work with a witness when the speeding vehicle nearly struck them — prompting the victim to yell at the driver. The driver then stopped his black two-door vehicle and fired a round at the victim — striking him in the leg.

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The victim was shortly transported to a nearby hospital where he’s in stable condition.

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After the shooting, the suspect fled the scene and currently remains at large.