Rihanna’s cousin, Tavon Kaiseen Alleyne, was reportedly shot dead the day after Christmas. The two had just spent the day together for the holidays in Barbados.
Accroding to TMZ, Tavon Kaiseen Alleyne, 21, was walking around the St. Michael’s area on Boxing Day when the tragic incident took place. Alleyne was shot by un unidentified gunman several times. He was then rushed to the hospital, but to no avail.
Rihanna posted a heartbreaking photo of them on Instagram, paying tribute to her beloved cousin. “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 caption read.
Rihanna also called for the end of gun violence, as she ended her caption with the #endgunviolence hashtag.
Our thoughts and prayers are with you, RiRi!