A youth killed and two injured in a shooting in Welipaenna

Tuesday, 09 May 2017 - 7:41


It has been revealed that the shooting incident which took place in Kalutara-Welipenna-Diyahoraduwa area has taken place between underworld gangsters.

Police said that the man who has been killed and the other two who have been injured are the suspects of numerous crimes happened in the area.

The shooting incident has taken place while the three men were on their way for a party.

From the incident, the 24 year-old resident in Kosgoda named Nuwan Chamara Abeysekara alias Kosgoda Loku remained dead while the other two aged 22 and 39 were hospitalized following injuries.

They are still receiving treatments.

Update :- Tuesday, May 9, 2017 10.25 am

Police reported that a shooting that took place last night  at 5th Mile Post on Meegamu Road in Welipaenna, Kalutara.

a youth was killed and two others injured .

The deceased was a 24-year-old resident of Kosgoda.

police investigations  revealed that the three friends were on their way to a party when a gang, loitering on the roadside, had opened fire at shot at the youths.

Police said that the wounded persons had been admitted to the Naagoda hospital.

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