An intra-gang war in the Homestead community of St Catherine has claimed the life of a woman.

The dead woman is unidentified. Another woman is in hospital nursing gunshot wounds.

The St Catherine North Police are investigating the double shooting, which occurred on Mansfield Avenue in the division on Wednesday evening.

Police sources have indicated that the shooting is the latest in a line of incidents linked to an intra-gang conflict between warring factions of the Homestead Gang.

The country’s old capital has commanded national attention in the past 24 hours following a shooting spree.

Three people were killed, including two members of the One Order gang, during the shooting rampage.

The other man was killed by the police. He has been identified as 25-year-old Robert ‘Crocs’ Duncan.

One firearm, a Ruger 9mm pistol, was reportedly seized during the incident.