A man was shot and killed early Sunday morning in the parking lot of a Denny’s in southeast Houston, police said.

It happened at about 1:30 a.m. on the corner of the Gulf Freeway and Woodridge Drive, according to homicide detectives.

Officers said a woman was at the Denny’s with an ex-boyfriend when her current boyfriend showed up.

They went outside, where an argument erupted and police said the ex-boyfriend was shot and killed.

Detectives said the woman and her boyfriend are cooperating and will determine if the man fired in self-defense.

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