Search

£500 of shopping vouchers up for grabs in this week’s Recorder

On sale August 7

Shenfield station shooting victim named as stockbroker Robin Clark

17:57 24 January 2014

Robin Clark was shot at Shenfield Station. Picture: Robin Clark/Facebook

Robin Clark was shot at Shenfield Station. Picture: Robin Clark/Facebook

Archant

The City banker reportedly shot down by a balaclava-wearing gunman as he went to catch his morning train from Shenfield Station has been locally named as Robin Clark.

The scene of the shooting in the car park at Shenfield stationThe scene of the shooting in the car park at Shenfield station

At 5.45am Mr Clark, 44, was shot in the thigh as he got out of his car in the station car park. The attacker then fled in an identified vehicle.

Mr Clark, who is employed by City of London brokerage firm RP Martin, was taken to Basildon Hospital with severe leg injuries.

Det Supt Gary Richardson, leading the investigation, said: “At this stage we believe the victim of this assault was deliberately targeted. We do not believe this incident was gang-related and I would like to reassure the public that there is no reason for any undue concern.

“Enquiries are ongoing to establish the full circumstances, including the motive behind the attack.”

At this stage of the investigation, police cannot confirm the vehicle or weapon used.

The police have begun a hunt for the attacker and the vehicle,

Officers from both the British Transport Police (BTP) and Essex Police attended the station.

Anyone with any information which they believe could assist the investigation is asked to contact BTP on 0800 40 50 40 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111, quoting incident reference 48 of 24/01/14

Related articles

Latest News Stories

The tube strike looks set to go ahead with dispute over pay and night tube working conditions yet to be resolved

Here’s our guide to what will be happening when the latest Tube strike begins this evening.

Metropolitan Police commissioner Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe will be answering questions at MyPlace, in Harold Hill, tonight.

Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe, commissioner of the Metropolitan Police, will be answering questions in MyPlace, from 6.30pm.

Yesterday, 16:42
First Step's chief executive Mark Halls, Cllr Linda Van den Hende and First Step's service manager Charlotte Dickens

Scorching hot weather and a gruelling distance of 62 miles await a councillor as she takes on a fundraising challenge along a legendary pilgrims’ route.

Yesterday, 16:33
Brookside Theatre manager Jai Sepple with First Step's fundraising manager Michelle Mitchell

With a month to go until Brookside Theatre’s Nights on Broadway show for Fundraise on the First, we are introducing you to the cast:

Most read news

News from your area

WW100

Click on the banner above for full coverage of the centenary commemorations of the outbreak of the First World War.

Competitions

You could be zooming around a track of your choice!

Are you a competitive adrenaline junkie with a need for speed? Or looking for a fun family day out?

Get your hands on some fresh trainers!

Need some new shoes to head to work or some new heels for a night on the cobbles? London24 has teamed up with online retailer Sole Trader to offer £100 worth of shoes to one lucky reader.

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Romford Recorder e-edition today E-edition
Family Notices 24


Our trusted business finder