February 28, 2016 11:50 am
One person was killed and two others were injured after an unidentified gunman opened fire at them in Weeraketiya near the Kirimetiya junction, a short while ago on Sunday (28) morning.
The gunman who reportedly arrived in a hybrid van, fled the scene soon after the incident, it was reported. The police are investigating to identify the suspect.
The wounded persons with life-threatening injuries have been admitted to the Tangalle District hospital, Ada Derana reporter said. The remains of the deceased are also deposited at the same hospital pending an autopsy.