Doctors and health care leaders today announced a new development in the options for future hospital services in mid and south Essex.
Man Shot In Southend
A 23 year-old man is being treated in hospital after he was shot in Southend.
It happened at a shop on Southchurch Road in the early hours of yesterday (Monday, 18 April).
Essex Police said: "A 23-year-old man staggered into a shop in Southend with gunshot wounds in the early hours of (yesterday) morning.
"It happened at a store in Southchurch Road.
"An area under the Malvern Flats (was) cordoned off.
"The man has been taken to hospital where his condition is described as 'stable'.
"No arrests have yet been made".
Residents are being urged to give their views on the Chelmsford City Growth Package.
A group of 12 men from Essex have been jailed for more than 40 years for a violent attack on a football fan.
Essex Police are carrying out a crack down on knife crime this week.
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