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: Police "confident" of catching gunman

Police cordon off the area Credit: Eastnews Press Agency

Essex Police hunting an armed gunman say the force has received "many phone calls" from members of the public and officers are confident of catching the gunman.

A spokeswoman refused to comment on the identity of the victims, saying the operation was focusing on the gunman at this stage.

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