Gunshot casualty gun-downed at hospital


A person who had been admitted to the Hambantota hospital with gunshot injuries was killed due to a second shooting at the hospital.

Police media spokesman’s office said that the person thus killed had been a resident of Pasyaala in Nittambuwa.

He was last admitted to the Debaruwa hospital with injuries sustained at the first gunshot assault while on his way to attend a Tissamahaaraama court case.

Police Media spokesman ASP Ruwan Gunasekera said that while later the injured person with gunshot injuries had been transferred to the Hambanthota hospital for further treatment last afternoon, he had been killed in a second gunshot attack by a certain individual who had come to him while he was under treatment at ward no. 4.