12/22/2012 17:54 EST | Updated 02/21/2013 05:12 EST

Woman shot dead in northern B.C.

Police have revealed few details surrounding the shooting death of an 18-year-old woman Thursday in Vanderhoof, B.C.

The woman underwent surgery for a gunshot wound in a Prince George hospital but succumbed to her injuries.

The woman's name has yet to be released by police.

Vanderhoof is about 100 kilometres west of Prince George.

The RCMP are asking anybody with information on the incident to contact them or call Crime Stoppers.