An individual has been killed by police fire in the Ellangala-Minuwangoda area.
According to the Police Media Unit the suspect had attempted to murder a woman In a house.
An area resident had notified the police emergency service that the 63 year old
suspect was attempting to impale a woman with a sharp object.
Accordingly police officers who had arrived at the scene had shot at the suspect.
The deceased suspect is a 45 year old father of one.