A 35-year-old businessman was shot dead by two gunmen arrived on a motorbike at Galwala Junction in Sapugaskanda police area a short while ago, the police said.
Police Spokesman SP Ruwan Gunaseka said the deceased was identified as H.A. Danushka Sanjeewa of Makola.
The suspects had used a T-56 rifle for the shooting, SP Gunsekara said.
The suspects had fled the scene after the shooting.