Man taken by helicopter to hospital after being shot in head, officials say

HOUSTON –  A man was shot in the head outside of a gas station early Saturday morning, officials said. 

According to authorities, the man, in his 30s, was sitting inside his car at the Shell gas station near Alief Clodine Road and Tres Lagunas Drive when an unknown person shot through the front window of the man's car multiple times. 

Deputies said the incident happened around 3 a.m. Saturday and he was taken by helicopter to Memorial Hermann Hospital. 

The man was in critical condition and it is unknown if he will survive. 

It is unknown at this point who the shooter was, officials said.