HOUSTON – Police are trying to figure out if self-defense played a role in a shooting overnight in southeast Houston.

According to the Houston Police Department, it happened at 11:45 p.m. Thursday in the 6200 block of Reed near Crosswell.

Officers said they found a man inside his car who had been shot. He was taken to the hospital in critical condition.

Officials said they found the suspected gunman a few blocks away. He's talking with investigators.