Police are appealing for information following an incident at the YMCA on Bordars Road in Hanwell in which a 23-year-old woman was found with gunshot wounds.
The woman was taken to hospital where her condition is said to be not life threatening.
According to witnesses, four shots were fired through the glass doors of the entrance to the building just before 7pm on 26 September 2022.
A police spokesperson said, “At 6.58pm on September 26 police were called to Bordars Road, Hanwell following reports of a firearms discharge. Officers attended with the London Ambulance Service and found a 23-year-old woman with gunshot wounds. She has been taken to hospital, her condition is not life threatening. An investigation is under way.”
A London Ambulance Service spokesperson said: “”We sent a number of resources including an ambulance, an incident response officer and London’s air ambulance. We treated a person at the scene before taking them a London major trauma centre as a priority.”
A YMCA spokesperson said, “On the evening of September 26, a serious incident occurred at YMCA Hanwell, West London. We are very sorry to report that during this incident a female resident suffered a serious injury which required the emergency services to be called. The resident was taken away to be treated in the hospital. As a YMCA we are working with all those affected as well as supporting the police with their investigation. We are grateful for the support of the emergency services who responded swiftly to the incident.”
Anyone with information should call 101 giving the reference 6219/26SEP. Information can also be provided anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.