Police hunting a gunman following a shooting in Clacton in which a police officer was killed and another man was seriously injured have issued a picture of suspect Peter Reeve.
Reeve, 64, is currently at large and residents have been warned to stay indoors, and dial 999 immediately if he is seen.
He should not be approached and is described as around 5ft 10ins, with short greyish hair and was wearing jeans and possibly glasses.
Police were called to Redbridge Road shortly after 3.30pm today where they found the dead man, now confirmed to be an Essex Police officer, and a man with serious leg injuries.
Initial reports said that a man was killed and the injured person was a woman.
Anyone who knows where Reeve is or has information about him or where he might be, who or where he might go, to is asked to contact police immediately on 999.