Rihanna's cousin, 21, is shot dead in Barbados just hours after they spent Christmas Day together prompting the singer to call for an end to gun violence.
This Christmas came with the worst surprise for songstress Rihanna!
Just today, sources reported that Rihanna's cousin was shot-to-death in Barbados, after Christmas shocking and shattering everyone.
The tragic incident occurred just after the 29-year-old singer celebrated Christmas together with cousin Tavon Kaiseen Alleyne, and family who sadly passed away.
Rihanna's Cousin, 21, Shot Dead in Barbados Just Hours After They Spent Christmas Day: Tragic Incident!
"RIP cousin.. can't believe it was just night that I held you in my arms!"
wrote the deeply shattered Grammy Award-winning singer Rihanna on her Instagram, posting the heart-wrenching photo of her and her young cousin, looking absolutely lit and happy together.
Rihanna with her cousin on Christmas Day
She further added,
"Never thought that would be the last time I felt the warmth of your body!! Love you always man!"
Rihanna expressed her grief through a powerful series of emojis on her Instagram story
Source: Instagram Story
Tavon Kaiseen Alleyne of Lakes Close, Eden Lodge, St. Michael died of shooting when he was walking through the track around the area of his house when a man came towards him suddenly and shot multiple times, and fled nowhere.
Late Tavon on a hospital bed
Severely injured Alleyne was then rushed to Queen Elizabeth Hospital but he ultimately lost his life. The Barbados police are doing the investigation to find out the criminal and they are asking anyone who can provide information to assist the investigation.
Tavon, the cousin of Rihanna was 21 years old when he was shot
Not only this, a woman named Tanella posted a tragic photo of Tavon on a hospital bed, hugging him, and referring him to as "my brother", which made us speculate that she might another family member. She wrote in the caption,
"I never thought the day would come that I would have to bury you my love. omgg!!! This was our first Christmas together we clean we decorate and everything!! Tavon I know you was trying to be a better person!! I lovee you sooo muchhhhhhhh brother omg!"
The police have set up the helpline at 430-7242, 430-7295, police emergency at 211 or Crime Stopper at 1-800-8477.
May his soul rest in peace!