The dead bodies of two people have been found inside a car in Chelmsford.
Wickford: Five-year-old Shot By Boy Aged Eight
Essex Police have confirmed that an eight-year-old fired a gun which seriously injured a five-year-old boy in Wickford.
Officers were called to a property in Upper Park Road at 1.20pm on Sunday (3 November).
The injured child was taken to the Royal London Hospital with a serious but not life threatening injury.
The gun and other legally held firearms at the property were handed over to officers.
The force has refused to comment on the type of weapon or the relationship between the two children.
It is understood the owners of the property were not at home at the time but were nearby.
An 18-year-old man has been arrested for possession of a firearm and drugs offences.
He has been released on police bail until January 6 while enquiries continue.
A man and woman have been found dead in a car in Chelmsford.
15 year-old boy has been charged with the manslaughter of Polish man Arkadiusz Jozwik
Drivers in Essex are being urged to slow down when it's raining - after 5 deaths and 69 serious injuries on the county's roads in the last year.
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