Two murder suspects have reportedly escaped during the chaos that ensured after the shooting incident at Kaduwela Magistrate’s Court this morning.

A gunman shot a suspect inside the court premises this morning and escaped. The injured suspect is currently undergoing treatment at the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the Colombo National Hospital. The gunman remains at large.

Investigations are currently ongoing to arrest the gunman and the two suspects who used the incident to effect their escape.