One person killed, 2 injured in Kotahena shooting

Published : 9:10 am  March 9, 2018 | No comments so far |  | 


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By Darshana Sanjeewa   

One person was killed while to others were injured in a shooting incident that took place at the Hettiyawaththa Junction in Kotahena last evening, police said.   


They said two suspects, who arrived on a motorcycle, had carried out the shooting.   

Sources at the Colombo National Hospital said three persons aged between 23 and 61, were admitted to the hospital and a 29-year-old resident of Hettiyawaththa, identified as Milan Madusanka, had succumbed to his injuries.   

The police suspect that an underworld gang had carried out the hit.