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: Murder investigation begins

Scenes of crime officers at the scene of the shooting Credit: Eastnews Press Agency

A major manhunt is underway this evening after a man was shot and killed in an Essex street.

Police marksmen are currently searching for the gunman in and around a quiet residential area of Clacton-on-Sea.

A second victim was also injured. A police press briefing is expected in the next hour.

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