California rapper Indian Red Boy was allegedly shot dead on Instagram in revenge
for mocking gang signs and disrespecting a Nipsey Hussle mural.
The 21-year-old musician, real name Zerail Dijon Rivera, suffered multiple gunshots
wounds while parked in his vehicle in Hawthorne, California on Thursday.
The suspect fled the scene before police arrived.
Lt. Ti Goetz told Daily Breeze: ‘It appears to have been a walk-up shooting and he
appears to have been targeted.’ An investigation has been launched.
A video of the horrific incident has been circulating on social media as his fans paid
tribute on Twitter.
Social media star Kapone paid tribute on his Instagram, which he has since made
Sharing a picture of them he wrote in the caption: ‘Still Kant (sic) believe
you gone gankg. I see yo face every time I close my eyes.’
‘That video of Indian Red Boy is sad asf I low key wish I didn’t watch it.’
Another tweeted: ‘That Indian Red Boy video is brutal. One minute you laughing it
up, next minute you gasping for breath begging for help.’
NSL Learnt, just one day before his shooting, Rivera was reportedly seen in a video
throwing up gang signs.
which were said to be “disrespectful” of other gangs in Los Angeles.
Rivera, reportedly went on Instagram Live the next day to explain why he made the
signs, which is when the shooting took place.