Authorities investigating after man shoots himself in face

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HOUSTON - Authorities are investigating after a man apparently shot himself outside an apartment complex in northwest Houston.

It happened Monday night at a complex off W. Mount Houston Road..

Authorities say a group of four males had just pulled into the complex where three of them got out and started walking to an apartment.

As they were walking, they heard a gunshot, ran back to the car and found that the fourth male had been shot.

He was taken to a hospital in serious condition.

Police believe the victim was looking at the gun when it went off.

No word on whether it was done intentionally or accidentally.