RAPPER Trina gave tribute to her teenage niece for her birthday, shortly before the teenage girl was shot dead.
The rap star wrote, “Birthday girl,” following a cake and several hearts, giving her well wishes on a picture of the birthday girl on Instagram.
Toni Chester, a 17-year-old also known by her rap name Baby Suga, だった gunned down in Miami just after midnight on Wednesday.
The birthday wishes celebrating the young woman came nearly two months before the fatal shooting.
彼女の母親, Laura Love (@_lauralove) has not mentioned the tragedy on social media yet but support has poured in through the comments on her last post in June.
One Instagram user said, “My most deepest (ママ) sympathy @_lauralove, my heart breaks for you.
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Another lamented, “Ohhh…your only child…Lord I’m praying for your strength and understanding…”
Sources close to Trina told TMZ that the victim was in the “wrong place at the wrong time”.
Relatives told the outlet that the teen was visiting the area and did not live near the location.
Cops say two male victims, one believed to be Chester’s boyfriend, also suffered gunshot wounds and were driven independently to a local hospital. Their conditions remain unknown.
による WSVN, police could be seen focusing their investigation on a black Mercedes SUV about a mile from the crime scene.
The shooting is under investigation.
Trina has yet to release a statement regarding her niece’s death.