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."
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