Tensions are again high in August Town in Eastern St. Andrew.

This following another night of sustained gunfire in sections of the community.

The shots have left some residents traumatized.

Gunshots in August Town last night.

Preliminary reports are that on Sunday several people were shot in the community.

Their conditions are not immediately clear.

Sources in the community say over the past few days warring gangs have intensified their conflict and had frequent exchanges of gunfire.