Police in San Jose are investigating the city's 30th homicide of the year.
Police said Kimberly Joyce Chico, 19, was shot and killed while sitting in the passenger seat of a car driving in downtown San Jose.
The shooting happened at South Second and East San Salvador streets around 1:20 a.m.
Sgt. Jason Dwyer said the victim was transported to Regional Medical Center where she was pronounced dead.
An investigation revealed that the victim and a 21-year-old man were driving downtown when the victim was shot by someone outside the car.
The driver, who was not hit, drove about a block and then stopped the car and called 911.
Dwyer said that no suspects have yet been identified or arrested.
Police said they do not have a motive.
No one else was injured in the shooting.
Correction: A previous version of this story misidentified the victim as a result of information provided by San Jose police.