Shooting at Essex rail station

A man has been shot in the leg at Shenfield Rails Station in Essex

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Police continue to investigate Shenfield station shooting

“We are continuing our investigation into the incident at Shenfield rail station on Friday, 24 January and are currently pursuing several lines of enquiry.

“I can confirm we have now interviewed the victim at some length. This has provided us with a number of investigative leads. He currently remains in hospital.

“Officers have undertaken a range of enquiries in relation to this investigation, including liaising with local police, interviewing witnesses, and conducting visits to the railway station."

– Detective Superintendent Gary Richardson

Anyone with any information which they believe could assist the investigation is asked to contact British Transport Police on Freefone 0800 40 50 40, quoting incident reference 48 of 24/01/14.

Police guard for shooting victim

Shenfield rail station Credit: ITV News Anglia.

A city banker who was shot in the leg at an Essex train station is being kept under 24-hour police guard.

Robin Clark, who's 44, is being treated at Basildon Hospital after being injured in the attack on Friday at Shenfield.

Officers believe he had been deliberately targeted. ITV News Anglia understands he is being kept under 24-hour police guard.

British Transport Police are appealing for information to help track down the shooter. No arrests have been made.

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Shooting victim is named

The man who was shot at Shenfield this morning has been named as Robin Clark, 44, a city trader with RP Martin.

A spokesperson for RP Martin said:

We are aware of this morning's incident and are giving Robin all the support we can.

It would not be appropriate to comment any further at this stage."

– RP Martin

Essex shooting: Man was deliberately targeted

A 44-year-old man has been shot in the leg at Shenfield Rail Station this morning.

At this stage we believe the victim of this assault was deliberately targeted. We do not believe this incident was gang-related and I would like to reassure the public that there is no reason for any undue concern.

Enquiries are ongoing to establish the full circumstances, including the motive behind the attack.

– Detective Superintendent Gary Richardson

Anyone with any information which they believe could assist the investigation is asked to contact British Transport Police on 0800 40 50 40, quoting incident reference 48 of 24/01/14

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Police confirm man shot at Essex rail station

British Transport Police (BTP) have confirmed that man was shot in the leg at Shenfield Rail Station this morning.

In a statement police said:

We are able to confirm that a 44-year-old man from Essex arrived at Shenfield rail station this morning in a car shortly before 6am. As he got out of the car he was approached by an unknown man and received a single gunshot to the leg. The man, wearing a balaclava ran from the scene of the incident and left in a vehicle parked nearby. The man was taken by ambulance to a local hospital, with serious injuries, which are not believed to be life-threatening.

At this stage of the investigation, police cannot confirm the vehicle or weapon used.

– British Transport Police

Police on scene of reported shooting at Essex station

Police seal of entrance to Shenfield Rail Station car park Credit: Luke Farrington

Police officers are attending a reported shooting outside Shenfield Rail Station.

Officers from British Transport Police and Essex Police were called to the station just before 6am this morning after reports of a man with leg injuries in the car park at the station.

The man who is in his forties with injuries to his leg, he was taken to Basildon Hospital. His injuries are currently not believed to be life-threatening.

Police have yet to confirm details surrounding the incident.

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