Fatal Shooting in Hambanthota: Investigations Underway as Incidents Continue Across the Island

Monday, 22 May 2023 - 15:13


A person was killed in a shooting by two unknown persons who came on a motorcycle in Suchi village area in Hambanthota.

A 38-year-old resident of Hambantota ,Siribopura area was killed

The shooting took place at around 9 pm yesterday, and the cause of the incident has not yet been revealed.

Investigations are underway to find the two suspects who fled after shooting.

Meanwhile, five shooting incidents have been reported across the island in the past week.

Another fatal shooting was reported yesterday from Borella-Leslie Ranagala Mawatha.

In addition, two shootings were reported in Padaviya - Mahasenpura and Kadawata Davatagaha areas on the 18th.

Another shooting was reported in the Weligama-Denipitiya area on the 15th.

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