Man held over shooting incident in Elpitiya

Man held over shooting incident in Elpitiya

June 18, 2017   10:03 am

The police have made an arrest in connection with the shooting occurred in Nugetota, Elpitiya yesterday which left three persons injured, police said.

A man has fled the area after opening fire at the victims following a land dispute, it was reported.

The arrested person has been charged with assisting the main suspect to carry out the shooting, police added. A police team has been deployed to arrest the key suspect.

The wounded persons are receiving treatment at the Karapitiya Teaching hospital.

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