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Man shot multiple times while on the way to get tacos

HOUSTON – A man is in a trauma center after police said he was shot while on a late-night food run.

The shooting happened around 11 p.m. Tuesday on near the Gulf Freeway and Telephone Road in southeast Houston, authorities said.

Police said three men and a woman were on their way to get tacos when someone in another vehicle opened fire on them.

The group drove away and pulled into the parking lot of a nearby Luby’s where they called 911, authorities said.

One of the men inside the car had been shot five times and he was rushed to a hospital, where he remains in critical but stable condition, police said.

The woman in the car was checked for minor injuries but she was not transported to a hospital.

Investigators are working to learn more details about the shooter and what that person opened fire on the group.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.