Cousin of popular American singer Rihanna was shot dead near his home in Barbados, FOX News reported on Wednesday.
Tavon Kaiseen Alleyne, 21, was gunned down when he left his house during the night. His killer attacked him near his house and shot bullets several times.
Condemning the murder of her cousin, Rihanna took to Instagram and wrote, “RIP cousin… can t believe it was just last night that I held you in my arms! never thought that would be the last time I felt the warmth in your body!!! Love you always man.”
The two had spent Christmas together and were close to one another.
Rihanna raised her voice against the gun violence which is a global issue, including the United States.
The police in Barbados have launched investigation of the murder. They have asked the people living nearby to inform if they know anything related to the incident.