A 24-year-old woman was in a serious condition in hospital on Tuesday after being shot near a party in Tottenham, north London.
Police officers attended the scene at the junction of West Green Road and Grove Park Road at 6.28am on Tuesday following reports that someone had been shot.
They searched the area but could not find a victim. They then checked nearby hospitals and confirmed at about 6.50am that the woman had been taken to a north London hospital without the assistance of the emergency services.
She remained in hospital as of Tuesday evening and was in a “serious but stable” condition.
Initial police inquiries suggest the woman was shot in the West Green Road area shortly before 6.30am.
There were a significant number of people in the area due to a nearby party, police said.
Anyone with any information has been asked call 101 giving the reference 1148/27DEC.
Alternatively, information can also be provided to the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, online or by calling 0800 555 111.