BREAKING: Rihanna’s young cousin shot dead in Barbados

Singer has called for an end to gun violence

Rihanna’s cousin died on Boxing Day after being shot in Barbados.

The devastated singer announced the news on social media as she shared a picture of her with Tavon Kaiseen Alleyne, who was just 21.

She 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 29-year-old then begged for an end to gun violence.

Her fans showered the pop star in condolences, as they echoed her plea to stop the killings.

“So sorry 💔 my heart goes out to you and the family 🙏🏼,” wrote one.

Another said: “May he rest in peace, all my prayers goes out to you❣️”

Rihanna had posted 11 hours before making the sad announcement to tell fans that she hadn’t been feeling well.

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