Monday, July 9, 2012

Clacton:Fatal Shooting - Peter REEVE

Essex Police have released a photograph of the man they are searching for in connection with the fatal shooting of a serving police officer in Clacton.

Police are urging members of the public to take great care and not to approach Peter Reeve who is believed to be armed.

Armed officers are searching for the 64-year-old man who is believed to have shot dead the serving police officer and injured another man following a shooting off Redbridge Road.

Police were contacted shortly after 3:30pm on Monday, July 9, 2012 following reports of shotgun fire. They arrived and found one man dead and one man with serious leg injuries lying in the street.

Reeve is described as white, around 5ft 10in tall with short greyish hair. He was wearing jeans and possibly glasses. He comes from the Clacton area and should not be approached.

Residents are being urged to remain indoors while armed officers locate the gunman. Neighbourhood policing officers are maintaining a high-profile and visible presence in the community, supporting victims and witnesses.

Anyone who knows where Reeve is or has information about him or where he might be should contact police on 999.