A prison bus was shot at by unidentified gunmen in Dematagoda a short while ago.

Initial reports stated that one person had sustained injuries due to the shooting incident.

It was also reported that the injured, Dematagoda Chaminda, is a suspect in the murder of former Minister Bharatha Lakshman Premachandra.

The injured has now been admitted to the National Hospital for treatment.

Further investigations are being conducted into the incident.