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Rihanna Suffers Heartbreaking Loss

Rihanna took to Instagram last night to announce that her cousin has been killed.

Her cousin, Tavon Alleyne was 21 years old at the time he was shot in Barbados.

The incident occurred shortly after Rihanna had celebrated the holidays with her family.

According to TMZ, the shooting took place while the young man was on a walk near his home.

At this time, authorities do not have a suspect in custody.

In her Instagram post, Rihanna called for an end to gun violence while voicing her disbelief over her cousin's death.

Please keep Rihanna and her entire family in your thoughts during this difficult time.

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

241.8k Likes, 5,945 Comments - @badgalriri on Instagram: "RIP cousin... can't believe it was just last night that I held you in my arms! never thought that..."

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