One suspect was shot and injured in a shooting inside the premises of the Kaduwela Magistrate’s Court at around 9.30 this morning.

Police Media Unit said the suspect was transported to the magistrate’s court under escort by prisons officers when a gunman inside the court premises opened fire on the suspect and fled.

The suspect was admitted to the Colombo National Hospital and is currently undergoing treatment. The gunman remains at large and investigations are ongoing to arrest him.