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Gunman shoots murder suspect

A 68 year old man was shot dead by an unidentified gunman at Yatiyana in Minuwangoda yesterday morning.

The incident has taken place around 11.45 a.m. when a gunman has shot the victim in the head when he was coming out of the police station after marking his attendance on a court order. The victim succumbed to serious head injuries before being taken to hospital. Police said the victim was the main suspect in a case relating to the murder of a father and a son several months ago.The murder is sequel to a long drawn brawl between two parties involved in the case.Police are probing CCTV footage of the shooting incident and suspects are to be arrested.