Halloween victim stable after air rifle shooting
Police seek witnesses to incident in Brouncker road
Police have appealed for witnesses to a serious assault in Carisbroke Court, Brouncker Road, Acton. The incident in question happened shortly after midnight on October 31.
Police were called at 12:50am on Tuesday morning by a member of the public. There were reports of a man being assaulted by a gang in the communal hallway of Carisbroke Court, Brouncker Road.
The 18-year-old victim was found by police suffering a number of injuries to his lower body. He was taken by ambulance to a London hospital. His injuries are not life threatening and polce say his condition is stable.
The police believe that the victim was shot by an air weapon or a BB gun. At this early stage in the investigation they are keeping an open mind as to a motive. No arrests have been made but if anyone has information is urged to contact the Ealing Borough CID on 0208 721 7060.
Anyone who wants to remain anonymous can call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
November 1, 2006