Based on reports which surfaced, an openly gay rapper called Kevin Fret was shot dead in Puerto Rico.
The 24-year-old rapper was a known advocate for the LBGT community. Fret’s manager, Eduardo Rodriguez talked on the news, stating”There are no words that explain the feeling we have and the pain which causes us to be aware that a person with all these dreams has to proceed. We must all combine in such difficult times, and request much peace to our cherished Puerto Rico.”
Fret reportedly has been shot eight times while driving his bike around 5:30 a.m. this past Thursday (January 10). Fret was declared dead after being taken to the hospital. Police noted that the neighborhood that he was shot in, Santurce, is among the busiest areas in San Juan, Puerto Rico.