Speedy arrest after Metro cop shooting
It's understood the officer and a colleague were ambushed by three men earlier today.
CAPE TOWN - The City of Cape Town is hopeful an arrest will shed more light on the shooting of a Metro Police officer in Philippi this afternoon.
The officer was wounded and is recovering in hospital.
It's understood he and a colleague were ambushed by three men on the corner of Lansdowne and Duinefontein roads earlier today.
The city's JP Smith says the suspects managed to obtain a firearm from one of the officers before shooting and wounding one of them.