Police in Temple are investigating a shooting that took place early Thursday morning in the parking lot of Wildwood Apartments at 4104 W. Adams Ave.

Shortly before 1 am, officers responding to a report of shots fired found a severely wounded man in the driver's seat of a black Dodge 4-door sedan. The victim had suffered gunshots to the head and upper body. He was transported to Scott & White Memorial Hospital with life threatening injuries. Police have not released the man's identity.

Temple PD detectives continue to investigate the shooting with assistance from Texas Rangers and the Department of Public Safety's Crime Laboratory. They ask that anyone with information about the crime contact Temple Police at 254-298-5500 or Crime Stoppers at (254) 526-TIPS.