Police tonight named the man they are hunting over a double shooting which left a police officer dead and another man injured as 64-year-old Peter Reeve.
The police officer killed has also been named locally as PC Ian Dibell. The officer is understood to have been in his 40s and living nearby.
Police launched the manhunt after the shootings in Redbridge Road, Clacton, at 3.30pm today. Teams of armed officers were spreading out across the town and a police helicopter has been deployed.