An organized crime gang leader, 'S.F. Lokka' alias Iron Ranasinghe has been shot dead in the Dahaiyagama area in Anuradhapura this afternoon. His car had been shot near the Dahaiyagama railway crossing.
In addition to him, another woman was been traveling in the car and it is reported that the injured woman has been admitted to hospital.
The car had also caught fire and had been severely damaged.
The SF Loka had been charged of killing Karate Wasantha, owner of a well-known club in Anuradhapura, and several other crimes.
Anuradhapura police are investigating the incident and it has not been revealed who fired the shots.