The woman in her mid-20s was walking down the 300 block of Quintard Street with a man when she was shot just after midnight. The man was not hurt and police were questioning him.
Witnesses called police saying they heard between three and four gunshots. The identity of the victim has not yet been released and no description of the shooter was available other than that he was a man.
The 300 block of Quintard Street between 3rd Avenue and Palomar Street remained closed throughout Friday morning during the investigation.
Anyone with information was asked to call police.