Thalangama Shooting: Man dead after sustaining injuries

Thalangama Shooting: Man dead after sustaining injuries

Thalangama Shooting: Man dead after sustaining injuries

Written by Nathasha De Alwis

18 Feb, 2018 | 10:41 am

COLOMBO (News1st) – Update : The 51 year-old, who was admitted after being shot in Thalangama died after sustaining injuries.

He was pronounced dead after receiving treatment at the Colombo National Hospital.

A married couple has sustained injuries in a shooting incident that took place in a house in the Balapatha, Thalangama.

According to the police, two people who had arrived on a motorcycle on Sunday morning (February 18) had broken into the house and fled after carrying out the shooting.

The victims are a 51 year-old man and his wife a 48 year-old woman.

The injured have been admitted to the Colombo National Hospital.

The police stated that two ammunition used for a pistol and three blank cartridges were found at the location.

Investigations have been initiated by the Thalangama Police in order to arrest the suspects.


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