Yesterday morning, 24-year-old Puerto Rican rapper Kevin Fret was murdered within the neighborhood of Santurce. The information arrives after the FBI claimed “crisis of violence” has been underway in Puerto Rico, citing “absentee police officers” amongst different components. Now, Fret has fallen sufferer to the rising violence, after being murdered at roughly 5:31 a.m. Apparently, Fret was a outstanding member of the LGBT group, calling himself the primary overtly homosexual artist within the Latin Trap scene. 

According to CBS, Fret was using his motorbike within the early morning when he was shot a complete of eight instances. Though he was later taken to the Río Piedras Medical Center, Fret was quickly pronounced lifeless. His supervisor, Eduardo Rodriguez, confirmed the information to Billboard in an emotional assertion. “Kevin was a creative soul, a big-hearted dreamer. His ardour was music, and nonetheless had rather a lot to do. This violence should cease,” says Rodriguez. “There aren’t any phrases that describe the sensation we’ve and the ache that causes us to know that an individual with so many desires has to go. We should all unite in these tough instances, and ask for a lot peace for our beloved Puerto Rico.”

CBS additionally studies that Fret is the 22nd murder to have occurred in Puerto Rico in 2019 alone. Rest in peace to Kevin Fret.