Calgary police have named the suspect in a targeted early morning shooting in the northwest and have asked for the public's help in locating him.

Police say the shooting happened in Tuscany around 4 a.m. MT Sunday.

A woman in her 40s was shot multiple times and police say the suspect, Ulises Boris Quinteros, 51, allegedly fled in a vehicle.

The woman was taken to hospital and is in critical but stable condition.

Police say the two are known to each other.

Ulises Boris Quinteros car

Calgary police were looking for a 2008 white Dodge Caravan, but Ontario police say the suspect wasn't in that vehicle when he was arrested. (Calgary Police Service)

Quinteros is described as Latino with a heavy build and dark hair that is worn in a small ponytail.

He is roughly five feet, 10 inches tall and about 300 pounds.

Police say he is likely armed.

He is believed to be driving a 2008 white Dodge Caravan with licence plate BNF 9756.

Anyone who may know the whereabouts of Quinteros or spot the vehicle is asked to contact police immediately at 403-266-1234 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477.