A group of armed men hit a cash van in Hillbrow Johannesburg on Thursday afternoon.
The incident occurred at Highpoint in Hillbrow next to KFC, on Pretoria Street.
It is alleged that three people were injured in the incident.
A police officer reportedly gave chase in a BMW but was shot.
“On scene and transporting a critically injured guard and a civilian following a CIT robbery,” emergency services provider EMER-G-MED said.
The guard was reported to be in a critical condition.
Pictures posted on social media suggested that it was a Fidelity truck that was targeted.
It was not immediately clear whether any cash had been taken.
Police were not immediately available to comment‚ saying a statement would be released later on Thursday afternoon.