A man has been shot in the stomach in Brentwood.

Police were called to Warley Street, Great Warley, today, at about 1.05am.

The injury is not life-changing or life-threatening.

Police believe that the man was injured after being shot through a glazed section of a door.

Detective Chief Inspector Martin Pasmore, from the Kent and Essex Serious Crime Directorate, said: “We are still in the process of establishing the circumstances and motives of this incident.

“We understand there will be concerns in the community about this incident. At this stage, we are treating it as a targeted attack and do not believe there is any risk to the wider to public. We are continuing to make our enquiries at the scene.

"Anyone who witnessed the incident or has CCTV or dashcam footage is asked to contact Harlow Major Investigation Team on 101 or email scdappeals@essex.pnn.police.uk.

"Alternatively, contact independent crime-fighting charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or www.crimestoppers-uk.org."