A 42-year-old man, who police described as a gang leader 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 to 151 for the same period last year.