HOUSTON – A woman was hospitalized after police say her son may have accidentally shot her in the leg at a south Houston apartment complex early Friday.

According to the Houston Police Department, officers were dispatched at 3:45 a.m. to a call of a shooting at the Chez Orleans Apartments, located in the 7000 block of Bellfort near Waltrip.

When HPD arrived at the scene, they found a woman with a gunshot wound to the leg, police said. She was transported to a local hospital and expected to survive. 

Investigators said the woman’s adult son call 911 and said that he had accidentally shot his mother in the leg.