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Rihanna’s cousin killed in Barbados

Tavon Kaiseen Alleyne the photo with Rihanna.

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Rihanna’s cousin died Tuesday after being shot in Barbados.

The “Wild Mind” singer paid tribute to her cousin, 21-year-old Tavon Kaiseen Alleyne, in photos posted on Instagram as she called for an end to gun violence.

“RIP cousin… can’t believe it was just last night that I held you in my arms!” she wrote. “Never thought that would be the last time I felt the warmth in your body!!! Love you always man!”

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

A post shared by badgalriri (@badgalriri) on Dec 26, 2017 at 7:16pm PST

Rihanna ended her post with “#endgunviolence.”

Alleyne ran near his house at about 7 p.m. when he was approached by a man who shot him multiple times and left the scene, Sky News reported. He died in the hospital.

The police in Barbados launched an investigation into the shooting and are asking anyone with information about the murder to contact them.

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