An individual has been shot and killed this afternoon by two unidentified persons on a motorbike with a T-56 firearm in the Gammaddegoda, Rathgama police area.
Police said two others also sustained injuries in connection with the incident.
The individual passed away while being admitted to the Karapitiya Teaching Hospital.
He was identified as a 45-year-old resident of Devenigoda, Rathgama.
Two individuals aged 47 and 29 are currently receiving treatment.
The Rathgama Police is currently conducting investigations.
Meanwhile, an individual was killed in a similiar shooting last night down Vivekananda Road, Kotahena.