The drive by shooting occurred near Samantha Cinema in Dematagoda this afternoon.
The assailant group drove by the bus in a motor car and a motor cycle.
Prison Media Spokesman Thushara Upuldeniya stated that one of the suspects, Dematagoda Chaminda who was shot at during the incident was admitted to Colombo National Hospital.
Meanwhile a Hospital spokesperson told our news team that the injured person was shot in the chest and necessary treatment had been given.
Police stated that the prison bus was shot at when a group of detainees were
Prison Media Spokesman Thushara Upuldeniya further explains the incident to our news team.