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Four arrested after man shot in leg in Southend
FOUR men have been arrested after a man was blasted with a shotgun in the leg in the early hours of Saturday morning.
The victim, aged in his 20s was fired at about 12.40am in York Road, Southend.
He was taken to hospital but the injury is not life threatening.
A car has been seized by police from the scene to be taken for forensic examination.
Forensic officers are also at the scene conducting house to house enquires in the area to see if anyone heard or saw anything.
The men, aged 18, 18, 23, and 25, from London, remain in police custody.
If you know anything about the incident call Southend police on 101 or anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
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