Essex

Southend shooting: Woman in critical condition

Police in Sutton Road, Southend
Image caption The pair were found at an address in Sutton Road in Southend on Sunday evening

A woman who was shot in the face remains in a critical condition in hospital.

The 40-year-old was seriously hurt in the attack, in Sutton Road, Southend, at about 19:20 BST on Sunday.

A 33-year-old man, who also suffered facial injuries, was arrested and remains in custody for questioning.

Essex Police said the pair were known to each other. The force is not looking for anyone else in connection with the incident.

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