LOUISVILLE (WHAS11) – Louisville Metro Police is asking for your help after a violent carjacking in the Park DuValle neighborhood on Tuesday.

A man approached a woman and her 4-year-old son in the 3100 block of William G. Weathers Drive on Tuesday demanding her car keys.

That suspect pistol whipped her and shot her in the arm, then stole her car. The 4-year was not injured, according to LMPD.

The victim's vehicle is a 2011 silver Hyundai Sonata with a Kentucky tag of 510-VRK. The vehicle also has dark tinted windows. The picture below is of a similar vehicle for reference.

If you have any information you are asked to call the Anonymous Tip Line at 574-LMPD.