Galle Shooting: Four people killed in three different shootouts

Galle Shooting: Four people killed in three different shootouts

Written by Lahiru Fernando

29 Oct, 2017 | 10:50 pm

Three shoot-outs in Kosgoda, Galle killed four people early this morning (October 29).

The three locations are;

  • 3.40 am: First shooting in Laaliheththuwa
  • 3.47 am: Scond shooting in Manik Gama
  • 4.05 am: Third shooting in Kurundugampiyasa

What Happened?

It is believed that all three shootings took place between 3.40 and 4.05 am, roughly in the span of 25 minutes.

The initial shooting claimed the lives of a father and two sons of the same family.

52 year-old victim Gajamuni Mahinda Raja and his sons, 13 and 20 years of age respectively, were residents of Balapitiya.

Gajamuni Mahinda Raja was a former member of the Balapitiya Pradeshiya Sabha.

Another 13 year old boy sustained severe injuries at the shooting that took place in Kurundugampiyasa.

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