A MAN has appeared in court after a man was shot with an air gun.

Richard Miller, 44, of Southchurch Road, Southend was arrested after a man was shot in Chichester Road.

It happened at around 1.20pm on Saturday, October 6.

The victim suffered superficial injuries.

Miller has been charged with GBH with intent and possessing an air weapon with intent to cause fear of violence.

He appeared at Southend Magistrates’ Court on Monday, October 8.

Miller is next due to appear at Basildon Crown Court on November 6.