It happened at about 12:37 a.m. in the 500 block of W. North Street, a block away from the Glenwood South Party district, according to police.
When authorities arrived they found the 37-year-old woman from Knightdale with a gunshot wound, she was taken to WakeMed for treatment.
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While searching the scene, authorities found a weapon on Calvin Road.
Authorities believe that the gun is related to the shooting.
The woman is in critical but stable condition, according to officials.
No further information has been provided at this time, check back for updates.