Five people have been arrested after a man was reportedly shot in Clacton.
It happened in Beach Road around 8.35pm last night (Wednesday 15 November).
A 24 year-old man, a 27 year-old man and a 28 year-old man, all from London, were arrested on suspicion of possession of firearms offences.
A 23 year-old man from Clacton and a 26 year-old woman from Great Bentley were also arrested on suspicion of affray and possession of firearms offences.
Police believe this was a targeted attack and that there is no risk to the wider public.
They are appealing for witnesses and for anyone who may have footage from the area.