Rapper and HGBT rights activist Kevin Fret was shot in Puerto Rico on Thursday, confirmed Puerto Rican police and his representative.
By MiamiDiario Editorial
The 24-year-old musician, described as "the first obviously gay artist of Latin-capturing music", was murdered in the country's capital, San Juan.
He got up to eight shots while driving a motorcycle police reported.
The investigation of the police to know details of the event is ongoing.
His death leads to 22 murders in Puerto Rico this year, the authorities added.
Frets representative, Eduardo Rodríguez, described the rapper as "an artistic soul" who was passionate about music.
When he confirmed his death, Rodriguez said: "There are no words that describe the feeling we have and the pain that makes us know that a person with so many dreams must go."
With information: NBC Miami