HOUSTON -

Firefighters found a man's body in the backseat of a burned out SUV in southeast Houston.

Officials with the Houston Fire Department said fire crews responded to a car fire in the middle of an industrial area in the 1000 block of Milby around 4 a.m. Monday.  

After extinguishing the flames, firefighters found the body inside the vehicle.

Houston police homicide investigators were called to the scene.

Police said it appears the man was suffered at least one gunshot wound.

Authorities said they are working to determine a motive.

The victim has not yet been identified.

Anyone with information is asked to call the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.