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."
More top news
Olympic long jumper Greg Rutherford has opened up his back garden to aspiring athletes in Milton Keynes.
This evening will see some heavy thundery showers in places before clearing in the early hours of tomorrow. Lows of 14 deg C (57 deg F).
This afternoon could see some heavy and thundery showers. Away from the showers though some warm sunny spells are likely. Highs of 25 deg C