Jacksonville police are searching for a suspect who shot a taxi driver after demanding money Wednesday afternoon.

Police were called out to the taxi cab shooting on Finch Rd. at approximately 12:58 p.m. Authorities say the suspect was riding as a customer when he showed a gun and demanded money. The taxi driver and the suspect wrestled over the gun when the driver was shot in the left hand.  The gun was recovered at the scene and the victim has been treated and released.

Police has described the suspect as a black male, approximately 6 ft tall and was wearing a grey holdie and grey sweatpants.