A 27 year old individual has died in a shooting last evening in Ahangama.
He was revealed to be a resident of Dickwella.
Police said the deceased was imprisoned for a while, but was later released on bail.
Police said the hit was the result of a drug dealing operation.
The body of the deceased is placed at the Weligama hospital. Police have commenced further investigations, headed by the Senior Superintendent of Galle.
This is the fourth murder through gunfire this week.