62-year-old man shot in Meegoda

June 5, 2023 at 10:04 AM

A 62-year-old man was reportedly shot in the Batagoda area in Meegoda this morning, the Police said.

According to the Police, the man had been shot by two unidentified armed men who had arrived on a motorcycle. 

Preliminary investigations have revealed that the shooting had taken place just as the victim had left his residence in his car, while the suspects are said to have fled the area following the incident.

The Police further stated that the injured individual has been admitted to the Homagama Hospital.

The cause of the shooting is yet to be ascertained. The Meegoda Police has launched an investigation to apprehend the suspects. (NewsWire)