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Canvey Island shooting: Five men released without charge

Somnes Avenue, Canvey Image copyright Google
Image caption Police were called to the scene of a shooting last Saturday

Five men arrested over a shooting which injured two people were released without charge, police said.

Two men were left with gunshot wounds after the incident in Somnes Avenue, Canvey Island, Essex, on 6 August,

Essex Police said the pair "refused" to provide statements and, as a result, the force needed witnesses to come forward "to help find those responsible".

Ch Insp Glen Westley said: "Someone must know something."

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He added: "We want people to know that no matter how insignificant their information may seem, it could make a big difference to the investigation."

The five men arrested were released from custody without charge on Thursday.

Image caption The shooting happened on 6 August in Somnes Avenue, in the north of Canvey Island

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