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Clacton mourns murdered PC

A policeman has been shot dead in Clacton-on-Sea after apparently intervening in a row between neighbours. The man police were hunting has been found dead in Writtle.

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Clacton shootings: Hunt for gunman continues

Residents told to stay indoors Credit: Eastnews Press Agency

Forensic experts are examining the body of a man who has been shot in Clacton. It's believed he died from a shotgun wound.

The body is lying beside a house in Fairlop Close. The East of England Ambulance service says a woman was also injured.

Police marksmen are currently searching for the gunman.

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