Chilling CCTV footage shows a gunman strolling up a driveway of a leafy residential street before shooting a mother-of-two in her luxury home.
The 51-year-old victim was blasted in the shoulder on Tuesday morning at her home in Dovehouse Lane in Olton, Solihull, West Midlands.
She was rushed to hospital by emegency services following the shooting on the street where properties values average around £550,000 and is now in a stable condition.
West Midlands Police released the footage of a man wearing a high vis jacket strolling up to the front door with his hand in his pocket.
Witnesses revealed the victim desperately banged on neighbours doors pleading for help after being attacked at around 8.30am.
The force said she was still in hospital recovering from gun shot wounds to her shoulder and hand.
Detective Inspector Stuart Bell, from force CID, said: ‘Investigations remain underway today to establish the circumstances around what happened and at this stage we do believe this to be a targeted attack but the motive remains unclear.
‘However, we can confirm that nothing was taken.
‘I am keen to hear from anyone who was in and around the area between 8.30am to 9am, particularly drivers who may have dash-cam footage.
‘Local officers continue to patrol the area to offer reassurance to residents and the wider community.
‘We are determined to catch whoever was responsible and a dedicated team of detectives are working on the case.
‘I would urge anyone with information that could assist us to make contact as soon as possible.’
CCTV footage shows a gunman before he shoots a mother-of-two in her home
The 51-year-old victim was blasted in the shoulder on Tuesday morning
She was rushed to hospital in a serious condition following the shooting
Neighbours described the woman banging on their doors covered in blood asking for her husband who had gone to drop their children at school. The woman’s home is pictured
Neighbours described the woman banging on their doors covered in blood asking for her husband who had gone to drop their children at school.
They described her as a ‘lovely woman’ who was ‘friendly and warm’ and she would regularly bring food round to their homes.
Anyone with information can contact police via Live Chat at west-midlands.police.uk between 8am to midnight, call 101 anytime or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 quoting log no 527 18/12.