A 42-year-old man, whom police described as a ‘gang leader’, reportedly was gunned down in Arouca on Tuesday.

According to a police report, at about 3:15 pm, Dion Fernandez (also known as Danny) was gunned down while at Woodstar Boulevard, Bon Air.

Police said Fernandez was from Bon Air East and was a gang leader from Phase One.

With Fernandez’s murder, the murder count now stands at 157, compared with 151 murders during the same period last year.