Essex

Canvey Island shooting: Man accused of attempted murder

Somnes Avenue, Canvey Image copyright Google
Image caption Two men were taken to hospital after being shot in Somnes Avenue, Canvey Island

A man has been charged over a double shooting, police have said.

The victims were treated in hospital for gunshot wounds after being fired at in Somnes Avenue, Canvey Island, Essex, on 6 August.

Callum Hutchins, 20, of the town's Mornington Crescent, has been charged with three counts of attempted murder.

He has also been accused of possessing a firearm with intent to endanger life. He will appear in front of Southend magistrates on Monday.

Five men arrested over the shooting were released without charge on Thursday.

Image caption The shooting happened on 6 August in the north of Canvey Island

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