TOUGH TO WATCH: Uber driver robbed, nearly killed in heart-wrenching video

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Uber driver nearly killed in terrifying robbery has message for suspects

One of the men wanted for the violent robbery of an Uber driver in Atascocita, Texas, on Valentine's Day is in custody in Beaumont.

Tyler Hood, 18, is in the Jefferson County Jail.

He and 19-year-old James Romine are accused of using their SUV to block the Uber driver's vehicle at an intersection on the morning of Feb.14.

Officials say they pointed a gun at her head and demanded cash and property.

Just as she was calling 911, they circled back and fired three shots at her van.

"They're shooting at me! They're shooting at me," she screamed at the dispatcher.

Eyewitness News first aired the video of the attack last Friday and did not identify the female victim. On Tuesday night, she gave permission to show her face but asked that her name not be released.

Hood was arrested by Beaumont Police on Feb. 24 for his warrant out of Harris County.

He's been charged with aggravated robbery.

The Harris County Sheriff's Office is still looking for Romine.

He has an active warrant and faces charges of aggravated robbery.

"I'm going to shoot you. Give me your (expletive) money," yelled one robber.

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An Uber driver was robbed and nearly killed in a heart-wrenching video.

She is frightened but firm.

"Look dude, I don't have anything. I drive for (expletive) Uber. I don't have (expletive)," she pushed back.

The robbers grab a few things, and it appears they leave. Clutching her dog, the terror takes over.
She called 911.

"I'm at the intersection at Timber Forest and Eagle Springs," she told the dispatcher.

At the sound of gunshots, she screamed.

"I need a police officer. Please, before they come back," she pleaded.

"The severity, the potential for her to be killed on that night was very high," said Lt. Jeff Stauber with the Harris County Sheriff's Office Robbery Unit. "The terror in her voice and the tenacity these guys had and the violent nature of what they're doing. To us, they're only one step away from something more serious. We've got to get these guys off the streets."

That same afternoon, one of the suspects was caught on surveillance video trying to use the victim's credit card at a gas station in Porter. Investigators hoped the public could help them identify the two gunmen, described as white males. Their vehicle is a black GMC Yukon with a Port Lavaca Fire Department sticker on the back window.
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