One dead, one injured in shooting at Kelaniya
June 26, 2022 09:27 pm
A shooting incident has been reported at Pattiya Junction in Kelaniya with one person dead and a bystander injured.
Police said that a 31-year-old male was killed in the shooting while a female was wounded and hospitalized.
According to reports, the victim was traveling on a motorcycle with his wife and two-year-old son when two gunmen on a motorcycle had opened fire at him.
A woman who was traveling on the road was injured in the shooting and has been admitted to the Colombo National Hospital.
Meanwhile police said that two-year-old boy had also sustained injuries in the incident and is receiving treatment at the Lady Ridgeway Hospital for Children.
Peliyagoda Police are conducting further investigations into the shooting.