DETECTIVES investigating a shooting in Brentwood have released a number of images of people they would like to speak to.

A 31-year-old man from London was shot as he was leaving an event at the Brentwood Centre in Doddinghurst Road just before midnight on Saturday, February 18.

He was taken to hospital with injuries that were not life-threatening.

A 32-year-old man from London was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and released on bail until March 23, pending further enquiries.

Detective Chief Inspector Stephen Jennings, of the Kent and Essex Serious Crime Directorate, said: "Although we have made an arrest, our investigation is ongoing and we want to speak to anyone who was at the Brentwood Centre or in the immediate surrounding area between 7pm on Saturday February 18 and 1am on Sunday February 19.

"We are releasing a number of photographs of people who were attending a boxing event at the venue that evening, who might have seen what happened or have vital information.

"We are keen to speak to them and would ask that they get in touch.

"We would also ask their friends or relatives to let us know who they are so that they can be eliminated from our enquiries.

"Any piece of information, however small you may think it is, could help our investigation.

Call the dedicated phone number which has been set up for this incident on 01277 266869 or email scdappeals@essex.pnn.police.uk Alternatively, contact independent crime-fighting charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or www.crimestoppers-uk.org.