Rihanna’s cousin died Tuesday after being shot-to-death in Barbados. The 29-year-old singer posted a series of photos of her cousin, Taivon Kaiseen Alleyne, mourning her fallen relative and indicating she had just spent Christmas with him.
the heartbroken Wild Thoughts singer wrote to her 59million Instagram followers.
The eight-time Grammy award winner added the hashtag, ‘#endgunviolence,’ at the end of the post.
Alleyne was walking through a track in the St Michael’s area of Barbados around 7pm Tuesday night when he was approached by a man and shot several times, according to Nation News.
The man then fled the scene, and has not been identified.
The 21-year-old was rushed to a nearby hospital in a private vehicle but eventually succumbed to his injuries.
The killing took place in the St Michael’s area (file picture) of Barbados on Tuesday night, police revealed
A woman named Tanella also posted a photo of herself with Alleyne at the hospital, putting an emoji of an angel over his face. She referred to him as ‘my brother,’ suggesting she may be another family member