A man from Colchester has been jailed for 25 years for conspiring to murder his stepfather.
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".
The first of the 66 Crossrail trains is in operation from today running on the TFL route between Liverpool Street and Shenfield.
A crackdown, aimed at tackling online child abuse in Essex has seen more than 40 people arrested in the last six months.
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