Police officers shot in the face in Adelaide

Live Tutoring 24/7 - Math, Statistics, ChemistryTWO police officers have been shot in the face and upper body after responding to a disturbance at a home in Adelaide’s northern suburbs.

Police said officers were called to a disturbance at the Paralowie address at about 5.35am (CST) this morning.

When the officers approached the house they were shot at, through the front door.

A spokeswoman said both suffered shrapnel wounds that were not life-threatening.

One was taken to the Lyell McEwin Hospital and the other to the Royal Adelaide Hospital.

The spokeswoman said a siege developed with the gunman taking to the roof of the house as elite STAR Group officers and police negotiators were called in.

After a short while the man surrendered and was arrested.

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