A man has been arrested in connection with an investigation into a shooting in Southend.
The 18-year-old from Leigh-on-Sea was arrested in Southend yesterday, Tuesday June 7, on suspicion of attempted murder. He is currently in custody for questioning.
Officers were called to Southchurch Road at 12.45am on April 18 following reports that a man had been found with a shotgun wound to the stomach.
The 23-year-old man from London was taken to hospital for treatment to his injuries, which were not life threatening. The shooting is believed to have taken place under the Malvern Flats block.
Anyone with information can call police at Southend on 101 or ring Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111