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Second murder arrest over man shot in face in Hoddesdon

Ogard Road, Hoddesdon Image copyright South Beds News Agency
Image caption The shooting happened in Ogard Road, Hoddesdon, on Tuesday

A second person has been arrested on suspicion of murdering a man who was shot in the face.

The victim, who was in his 20s, was shot on Ogard Road in Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire, at 21:25 GMT on Tuesday. He was taken to hospital where he died the following day.

A 25-year-old man, of no fixed address, was arrested on Thursday evening.

A 16-year-old boy from Broxbourne arrested earlier on Thursday remains in police custody.

Hertfordshire Constabulary said officers want to speak to anyone in the area between 21:15 and 21:30 who may have seen what happened, or spotted a group of people near the scene around that time.

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Image caption Hertfordshire Police appealed for witnesses

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