Three men have been arrested after shots were fired at a police car in Sunbury this morning.

Police were patrolling the area of Horne Street when shots were fired at their vehicle about 3.15am.

The uniformed members drove their car to a nearby McDonald’s restaurant and sought cover inside. While police took cover, the patrol car was shot at again. Police said a silver sedan then rammed the police car before speeding off.

A number of police were called to the scene to search for the vehicle and to escort employees from the restaurant.

A 33-year-old homeless man, a 26-year-old Sunbury man and an 18-year-old Sunbury man were arrested. The men are currently in custody and are assisting officers with enquiries.

Police are not searching for anyone else in relation to the incident.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or has information is being asked to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000