Jul 31, 2022

Another shooting in Rathgama leaves one dead, two injured!

One person was killed and two others were injured in a shooting that took place this afternoon (31) at the Gammaddegoda area of Rathgama.

The police said that two people who came on a motorcycle had opened fire using a T-56 firearm and fled.

The shooting was targeted at a house in the area and three persons were hospitalized with gunshot injuries. One of the victims succumbed to his injuries.

The victim is a 45-year-old resident of Devenigoda Temple Road.

The other two who sustained injuries in the shooting are 47- and 29-year-olds and are currently receiving treatment at the Karapitiya Hospital.