Three people shot dead in Minuwangoda

Gun shooting

Three people were shot dead in the area of Gaman Gedara in Minuwangoda at around 7:00 AM today (October 06).

Police Spokesperson SSP & Attorney Nihal Thalduwa told media, a 51-year-old man and his two sons, 23-years-old, and 24-year-old were brutally gunned down this morning.

He said that multiple shooters had visited their residence on a motorcycle, and a car and carried out the murder using T-56 firearm.

Police suspect the shooting may have been a result of a personal dispute.

Further investigations are currently ongoing under the supervision of the SSP in charge of the Gampaha Districts.

UPDATE – 01:16 PM: Three persons have been arrested in the Galewela area over the shooting incident in Minuwangoda in which 03 people of the same family were murdered, Police Spokesman says.