A 62-year-old man was killed in a shooting incident at Koggalla in Ambalantota this morning (19).
Police said a group of three arrived at the house of the victim and fired shots at him.
The victim is a resident of North Kadawara, Koggalla.
One of the suspects had peered into the house through a window in search of the victim’s son. The granddaughter of the victim who had been studying had screamed upon seeing him.
When the victim had come out of the house with a flashlight to check on the intruders, they have fired shots at him and fled.
The Ambalantota Police are conducting further investigations.