Hunt 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. The two men shot on farmland are in a stable condition in hospital.

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Armed police guard farm where gunman shot two men

Armed police guarding the farm near Brentwood Credit: ITV News/Ben Chapman
Police vans outside the entrance to the farm Credit: ITV News/Ben Chapman
Policemen with machine guns guard the gates Credit: ITV News/Ben Chapman

Armed police guard the entrance to Lizvale Farm,Navestock near Romford, as they continue to search for Francis O'Donoghue.

Scene of crime officers in white suits are working insidethe gates as police investigate the shooting of two men yesterday.

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Man wanted in connection with double shooting

Francis O'Donoghue

Essex Police are searching for a man in connection with a double shooting.

Francis O'Donoghue, 27, is of average build and speaks with an Irish accent.

Two men were shot and injured on farmland in Navestock near Brentwood at around 3.30pm yesterday afternoon.

They are both being treated in hospital and are in a stable condition.

Anyone with information about the shooting should call Essex Police on 101. If anyone knows of Mr O'Donoghue's whereabouts, they are advised to call 999.

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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.