Man shot dead in Gampaha


An individual had succumbed to critical injuries after he was shot by an unknown man in Gampaha on 6 August.

Police said that two unidentified gunmen had approached the victim when he was inside a salon. One of the suspects had shot the victim there. After the shooting both suspects had fled the scene.  Following that, the victim was rushed to Gampaha Hospital, where he died upon admission. The deceased was a 20-year-old resident of Asgiriya, Gampaha.

The motive for the murder had yet to be revealed. Gampaha Police are conducting investigations in order to arrest the suspects.

By Aloka Kasturiarachchi