Rapper fatally shot while speaking with friend on Instagram Live: report

Source: IndianRedBoy/Instagram: MEGA

Jul. 13 2021, Published 2:36 p.m. ET

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A rapper based in Los Angeles was shot multiple times and his death was recorded on video.

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Just after 4 p.m. July 8, police responded to a shooting call in Hawthorne, a city in the Los Angeles metropolitan area.

When officers arrived, they discovered Zerail Rivera, 21, slumped in the front driver’s side seat of a vehicle parked in a carport located in the back of a building. Emergency responders declared him dead at the scene.

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At the time he was shot, Rivera, whose stage name was Indian Red Boy, was speaking with his friend via Instagram Live, People reported.

"It appears to have been a walk-up shooting and he appears to have been targeted," Hawthorne police Lieutenant Ti Goetz told Daily Breeze, noting the victim’s murder may have been gang-related.

Anyone with information pertaining to the shooting is asked to contact Hawthorne police at (310) 349-2727.


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