Detectives investigating a shooting in Gravesend believe it was a case of mistaken identity.

The victim, a man in his 40s, is believed to have been shot from a car window outside a property on Shornefield Road at around 9pm on Sunday, February 9.

He was rushed to hospital with serious injuries, where he remains in a stable condition.

Detective Inspector, Neil Kimber said: "We believe that this incident was a case of mistaken identity and the victim was not the intended target.

"We are keen to hear from anyone who has information and also anyone driving in the area on 9 February who has dashcam footage from between 7.30pm and 9.30pm who has not yet come forward."

Anyone with any information is urged to call the dedicated appeal line on 01474 366149.

You can also contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously by dialling 0800 555 111 or by completing the online form at