(SALISBURY, Md.)- Salisbury Police are searching for a suspect in an armed robbery and shooting of a taxi driver in the 1700-block of Emerson Avenue.

It happened Tuesday night shortly before 8:00. Police responded to the reported incident and discovered a 34-year-old man who turned out to be the victim running down the street.

The victim told police the suspect pulled out a handgun and demanded money from him during a ride.

The victim gave the suspect some cash and started to run away, but police say the suspect got out, chased him down and opened fire.

The victim managed to elude the suspect and contact police.

An investigation led to the identification of a suspect, 18-year-old Benjamin Emmanuel Rivera-Alvira of Salisbury.

He is wanted on charges of attempted murder, assault, robbery and other offenses.

You can see Rivera-Alvira's photo at Delaware1059.com.

If you think you have seen him or know where he is, you are asked to contact Salisbury Police at 410-548-3113 or Crime Solvers at 410-548-1776.