Teenager killed in Gampaha shooting

Teenager killed in Gampaha shooting

Teenager killed in Gampaha shooting

Written by Staff Writer

09 Mar, 2014 | 11:00 am

A nineteen-year-old has died in a shooting that was carried out by a group of armed persons in a shop in Walpola, Gampaha.

The Police Media Unit said that the group of persons had arrived at the location in a car at around 8.40 on Saturday night.

The nineteen-year-old and his mother were injured in the shooting. The nineteen-year-old succumbed to his injuries upon admission to the Gampaha Hospital.

Police suspect that the group of armed persons had attempted to rob the store. The suspects  in connection to the incident have not yet been identified. Police investigations into the incident are continuing.

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