A prostitute was shot early Tuesday morning in Muskegon Heights.

Police report the 31-year-old was shot around 3:10 a.m. Tuesday near the corner of 9th Street and Broadway Avenue.

The woman was allegedly working as a prostitute and was intoxicated at the time of the shooting.

The woman's injuries are not life-threatening - she sustained a gun shot to the thigh.

Police are investigating what led up to the incident.

This is the seventh time someone has been shot in Muskegon Heights since April.