Fatal Orsett shooting pair were related
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.