Five people were shot, two fatally, along St. John’s Road in Spanish Town St. Catherine today.

The incident happened while a group of people were travelling on a bus from a funeral of an alleged gangster, who was killed recently.

He was from Central Kingston.

The Constabulary’s Corporate Communications Unit, CCU, says the group had gone to the man’s burial at the Meadowrest funeral grounds in St. Catherine.

The Police say the bus on which they were travelling, was shot up by gunmen and five people were injured.

A two year old child was among those shot an injured.

Two females succumb to their injuries.

And the child and another female are undergoing treatment in hospital.