Essex

Fatal Orsett shooting pair were related

Henley Road, Orsett
Image caption Officers were called to Hemley Road on Tuesday

A man found dead and another seriously hurt with bullet wounds were related, it has emerged.

The men were found at Hemley Road, Orsett, near Grays, at about 15:00 GMT on Tuesday.

Essex Police said the man killed was in his 60s. The second man, in his 40s, was taken to a London hospital where is in a critical but stable condition.

A firearm was found at the scene and no-one else is being sought over the shooting, police said.

Thurrock councillor Angie Gaywood, who lives near the scene of the shooting, said it was a "very nice area" adding: "We're all very shocked".

"All our thoughts and prayers are with the family," she said.

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