Two men in hospital after Canvey shooting

Somnes Avenue, Canvey Image copyright Google
Image caption The men were shot in Somnes Avenue, Canvey, in the early hours of Saturday

A man has been arrested after two men were shot, police have said.

The victims, in their 20s and from Canvey, Essex, are in hospital with injuries to their upper body. They are are not thought to be life-threatening.

Officers were called to a "firearms incident" in Somnes Avenues, Canvey, at about 03:30 BST on Saturday.

The suspect, 22, from the town, is being questioned by police. The scene has been sealed off and inquiries are continuing.

Police are appealing for any witnesses to contact them.

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