NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police were searching Wednesday night for a gunwoman who shot another woman in the thigh as she tried to break up a fight outside a Harlem funeral chapel.

The incident happened around 8:05 p.m. Friday, Dec. 22, outside the Unity Funeral Chapel, at 2352 Frederick Douglass Blvd., police said.

The woman was trying to break up a fight between two people, and one of them took out a gun and shot her, police said.

The woman was taken to NYC Health + Hospitals/Harlem, and the gunwoman ran off, police said.

The suspect was described as a black female between 35 and 45 years old, standing 5 feet 3 inches to 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighing 190 to 210 pounds, with a dark complexion. She was last seen wearing a black sweatshirt with white strings, black pants, and white and black sneakers.

Police have released a surveillance photo and video of the suspect.

Harlem Shooting Suspect

A surveillance image of a woman who allegedly shot another woman outside a Harlem funeral chapel. (Credit: NYPD)

Anyone with information was asked to call the NYPD Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS or (888) 57-PISTA for Spanish, log onto the Crime Stoppers website, or text tips to 274637 (CRIMES) and enter TIP577.

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