Shots fired inside Mount Lavinia court complex

Gun shooting

A shooting took place inside Mount Lavinia Number Two Magistrate’s Court today (August 4) afternoon.

Sri Lanka Police said two shots were fired by a man among the crowd targeting a defendant who was in the court dock for the trial but no one was injured.

According to Police, the shooting incident happened while a drug related case was taken up for trial.

The shooter fired a third time to scare the crowd and fled the scene.