A 26-year-old woman reported being shot in the thigh Tuesday afternoon in the 4800 block of Mohican Street.

The woman told emergency dispatchers at 4:15 p.m. she’d been shot and an ambulance took her to the hospital, said Mike Chustz, a spokesman for Emergency Medical Services in East Baton Rouge Parish

Detectives with the Baton Rouge Police Department’s major assaults division are investigating, Baton Rouge Police spokesman Cpl. L’Jean McKneely said.

He said it appears the shooting was preceded by an argument.

McKneely said the woman is in the hospital and is expected to survive.