A person was shot dead at Illiba Junction in Horana this morning (3), police said.
The victim was reportedly traveling in a car when he was murdered by an unidentified gunman on Panadura-Ratnapura road.
The incident occurred at around 7.55 am, according to police. The deceased has been identified as an Executive Officer of a private financial institute, it was reported.
The Horana police are conducting further investigations.