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Search for gunman in Essex

Police are hunting for a gunman after two people were shot and injured yesterday afternoon. Essex Police want to talk to Francis O'Donoghue in connection with the double shooting.

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Essex police hunt gunman

It is believed a gunman is on the loose in Essex, after two men were shot and injured.

It happened on farmland in Navestock near Brentwood at around 3.30pm yesterday afternoon.

The two men suffered gunshot wounds to the legs. They are being treated in hospital and are both in a stable condition.

Police say they are searching for Francis O'Donoghue, 27, in connection with the incident.

He is described as white, about 5ft 11in and in his late 20s. He is of average build, with short-brown hair, protruding ears and speaks with an Irish accent.

Anyone with information about the shooting should call Essex Police on 101, or 999 if they know of Mr O'Donoghue's whereabouts.

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