A person wounded in a shooting carried out last night close to the housing complex in Raddolugama in Ja-ela has been hospitalised.
Police said two unidentified persons riding a motorbike had carried out the shooting.
The injured person is a 36-year-old resident in Raddolugama.
It has also been revealed that the wounded person had been released on bail after being remanded in connection with a homicide in the Seeduwa police administration area that had occurred about six months ago.
Raddolugama police said two police squads have been deployed for further investigations.