Bedfordview cops open attempted murder case after officer is shot

The officer was approached by suspects carrying a 9 millimetre pistol and an AK47 and they opened fire.

An Ekurhuleni metro officer was shot at on the corner of Van Buuren and Van der Linde this afternoon. Picture: Twitter @erinlux.

JOHANNESBURG - Bedfordview police are investigating a case of attempted murder after an Ekurhuleni metro officer was shot at on the corner of Van Buuren and Van der Linde this afternoon.

It's understood he was approached by suspects carrying a 9 millimetre pistol and an AK47 and they opened fire.

He managed to escape unharmed.

The police's Mduduzi Nhlabathi said, "We are investigating a case of attempted murder. The suspects are driving a silver Audi and the registration is unknown at the moment."