Man killed and one hurt on Orsett housing estate

Henley Road, Orsett
Image caption Officers were called to Hemley Road about 15:00 GMT

One man has been found dead and another seriously injured with gunshot wounds at a property in Essex.

The shooting happened at Hemley Road, Orsett, near Grays, at about 15:00 GMT.

One man was declared dead at the scene, the other was taken to a London hospital with critical injuries.

The two men, whose ages have not been released by police, are thought to be known to each other. A firearm was recovered from the scene, Essex Police said.

The force is not looking for anybody else in connection with the incident.

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