DETROIT (WWJ) – One man was wounded in an attempted carjacking Monday morning at a gas station on Detroit’s east side.

A witness tells WWJ two suspects in a car were hanging out at the Shell gas station at Harper and Cadieux for a long time before trying to rob a man of his Cadillac Escalade.

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“Who cares they stay inside the car. I keep watching them, they keep watching me too. That’s why. I see something happen tonight,” he said.

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At least five shots were fired, two striking the victim. He was taken to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Police say the victim was being targeted for his pricey SUV.

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The two suspects escaped, but did not get the victim’s car.