24/01/2014

Man Shot In Essex Train Station Car Park

An investigation has been launched into an early morning shooting at a railway station in Essex.

A man in his 40s is being treated for a gunshot wound to the leg, British Transport Police (BTP) have reported.

It is understood that reports of a man with leg injuries were received by BTP just before 06:00.

The man's injuries are not thought to be life threatening.

Anglia Trains have said that trains will continue to run through the station but will not be stopping.

(MH/JP)

Related UK National News Stories
Click here for the latest headlines.

21 February 2011
Second Man Bailed In Sydenham Murder
A week on from the murder of a 24-year-old man in Sydenham, detectives are continuing to appeal for witnesses to come forward. Detectives and local officers were at the scene of the murder of Samuel Guidera on Saturday night handing out leaflets to the public, in the hope that they jog someone's memory.
11 August 2010
Fresh Appeal Over Manchester Rape
Greater Manchester Police have launched a fresh appeal for information over the rape of a young woman in Beswick earlier this year. The incident happened at Ashton Old Road between 3:15am and 8:30am on April 11. The 23-year-old victim had been with friends at Piccadilly Train Station hour earlier and was intoxicated.
08 July 2008
Apology Over Armed Cop's Blunder
An innocent train passenger who was wrongly tackled by armed police and ordered to lie face-down on a railway station platform has been given an apology. Armed officers from Dorset swooped on the Bournemouth station just before 6pm on Saturday after receiving a tip-off that an armed robbery suspect was on a train.
26 July 2007
Suspicious death at West Yorkshire railway station
A railway station in West Yorkshire has been closed following the discovery of a man's body in the car park. Police were called to Fitzwilliam Train Station at Fitzwilliam in Pontefract just before 1:45am where the body was found. The man was taken to Pontefract General Infirmary where he was pronounced dead.
14 April 2010
Football Fans Cause Train Disturbance
British Transport Police (BTP) have appealed for information after an incident of disorder onboard a train on Saturday evening. Police attended Wylam station, Tyne and Wear, at around 9.40pm following reports of disorder involving Newcastle supporters on board the 21.22 Northern Rail train from Newcastle to Carlisle.