Pharrell Williams is speaking out after his cousin was killed in one of the three Virginia Beach shootings that occurred on Friday, 26 March.
The Grammy winner took to Instagram to pay tribute to his family member, while also demanding justice for those mourning the loss of their loved ones because of the shootings.
"The loss of these lives is a tragedy beyond measure," Pharrell began his caption on Monday, 29 March. "My cousin Donovon was killed during the shootings. He was a bright light and someone who always showed up for others. It is critical my family and the other victims' families get the transparency, honesty and justice they deserve."
The 47-year-old musician closed, "Virginia Beach is the epitome of hope and tenacity and, as a community, we will get through this and come out even stronger."
Pharrell didn't share any other details about his cousin's tragedy.
According to the Virginia Beach Police Department, who released information about the shootings on Twitter on Saturday, 27 March, Donovan was one of two victims who passed away. He was 25 years old.
Per local law enforcement, the reality TV personality was a bystander at the second shooting that occurred in the 300 block of 19th Street. Donovan died at the third shooting, which authorities described as an "officer-involved shooting incident" in the 300 block of 20th Street.
Several people were injured at the first shooting. However, there were no fatalities.