CT Metro Police officer shot and wounded

The incident occurred on the corner of Landsdowne and Duinefontein Roads a short while ago.

FILE: A Cape Town Metro Police officer has been shot and wounded. Picture: Sapa.

CAPE TOWN - A Cape Town Metro Police officer has been shot and wounded.

The incident occurred on the corner of Landsdowne and Duinefontein Roads a short while ago.

Further details at this stage are unclear.

The city's JP Smith says, "One of our officers has been injured with a gunshot wound to the leg and he has been taken to hospital."

He says the police are awaiting further information.

A Cape Town traffic officer was shot at his home in Kraaifontein two weeks ago.