Detectives are appealing for information and witnesses after a female pensioner was struck by a large pellet in Chessington.
Police were called at 19:37hrs on Saturday, 10 February, to Hook Road, Chessington, following reports of a suspected shooting and a woman injured.
Officers attended along with London Ambulance Service.
A 74-year-old woman was found suffering an arm injury. She was taken to a south London hospital for treatment to a broken arm.
A police investigation is underway. At this stage, officers believe the injuries were caused by a large pellet that may have been fired from a catapult or similar device.
Anyone who witnessed the incident, or has information about an individual using such a weapon in the Chessington area, should call Kingston CID via 101 quoting CAD 6572FEB10. To remain anonymous, call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.