The police are investigating the suspected suicide of a man at the Elvitigalle flats in Borella.
The police media unit said that the man had shot himself using a pistol on Saturday night.
According to the police, the victim was identified as 55 year old Chandima Deshapriya.
He is said to be a marksman and a member of a sports club in Kandy from where he received the 9 mm pistol.
The victim had reportedly been disappointed over the performance of some of his business activities. (Colombo Gazette)