Two held over shots fired at Essex bar

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Two men have been arrested after shots were fired at a bar in Essex.

A 40-year-old from Clacton and a 38-year-old from Braintree were held after a gun was fired from a vehicle near the TP Sports Bar in Colchester.

The men were arrested on suspicion of possession of a firearm with intent to endanger life.

Police said armed officers were sent to Queen Street at about 02:20 BST while a helicopter searched the area. A gold Rover 25 has also been seized.

No one was injured but damage was caused to the wall.

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