Man gunned down in Middeniya | Daily News


Man gunned down in Middeniya

A 36-year-old man was shot dead by an unidentified assailant yesterday, while he was returning home from a funeral in Dambethalawa, Middeniya.

The police media division said the shooting had occurred around 1.10 p.m.

The victim, who had been critically injured at the time, had been admitted to the Thalawa Hospital. However, he had succumbed to his injuries a short while after being transferred to the Embilipitiya Hospital.

The body of the deceased, who is a resident of Kariyamaditta, is at the Embilipitiya Hospital, pending a postmortem examination. The assailant has not yet been identified, nor has the motive for the shooting been established.

Middeniya Police are conducting further investigations.


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