Fatal shooting update

Police seal off an area of Clacton
Police seal off an area of Clacton Credit: Eastnews Press Agency

As armed officers search for a gunman who has shot and killed a man in Clacton neighbours say the incident happend outside the home of police officer.

Witnesses say a body outside the house has been covered by a blanket. A woman who was also shot is said to have serious leg injuries.


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