Oneperson died in a shooting incident that took place at a restaurant inGoviyapana area in Ahangama last night (Aug 04), according to the police.
Thedeceased is a 40-year-old resident of the Midigama area, who had been releasedfrom prison a few months ago, it has been revealed.
The suspects had come to the restaurant during the power cut and carried outthe shooting and fled the scene. The other person who was injured inthe incident had been admitted to the Karapitiya Hospital.
Theother person who was injured in the incident is a 19-year-old who was servingas the cashier of the restaurant.
The motive for the shooting or the identity of the perpetrators have not beenestablished as yet. The body is scheduled to be taken to the Karapitiya Hospital for the postmortem examination following the magisterial inquest. Ahangama Police have initiated further investigations regarding the incident.
Shooting in Lunugamweheraover family dispute
Meanwhile, a person was killed in a shooting incident over a family dispute. According to the police, the shooting had takenplace as a result of a dispute with the older brother of the wife of thesuspect. He had fled the area following the shooting.
The victim is a 34-year-old and the Lunugamwehera Police is conducting furtherinvestigations.