Man Shot Dead In Essex

17th April 2017

Detectives have launched a murder investigation after a man was shot dead.

Police were called by the ambulance service at 9.45pm yesterday, Sunday April 16, with reports a man had been shot and a woman had been stabbed in Cranfield Park Avenue, Wickford.

Both were taken to hospital but sadly the 45-year-old man died.

The 35-year-old woman suffered multiple stab wounds and is in a serious but stable condition.

Enquiries are on-going. Detectives are asking witnesses who have yet to come forward to contact Brentwood Major Investigation Team on 101 or email

Alternatively, contact independent crime-fighting charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or

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