Rihanna’s cousin shot dead, singer calls for end to gun violence
On Tuesday (Dec. 26), Rihanna’s cousin Tavon Alleyne was shot to death in the St Michael’s area of Barbados so the singer has called for an end to gun violence on Instagram, where she shared a gallery of pictures of herself and her 21-year-old relative.
“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! #endgunviolence,” RiRi wrote.
Alleyne, 21, was walking through a track in the St Michael’s area of the holiday island at around 7pm on Tuesday night when he was approached by a man and shot several times.
The young man was rushed to a nearby hospital in a private vehicle but eventually succumbed to his injuries. His killer has not been identified yet.