Janelle Mon├â┬íe Grieves Cousin Natasha Hays After She’s Murdered In Drive-By Shooting

Janelle Monae

This is devastating.

Janelle Mon├â┬íe‘s first cousin, Natasha Hays, was shot and killed after a drive-by shooting at her Kansas City home during the early hours of Tuesday morning.

According to The Kansas City Star, the mother of three was asleep in her bed when fatal shots came through her window around 3:45 a.m. Her children — ages 14, 16, and 18 — were present but not injured during the attack.

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The 30-year-old singer took to Twitter on Wednesday to mourn the loss of her beloved cousin and speak out about the ongoing problem of gun violence:

Wow. We can’t even imagine what the Yoga songstress is going through right now.

No word yet on if the shooter has been found, but we will keep you updated as more details become available.

Our hearts go out to Janelle and Natasha’s loved ones during this unimaginably difficult time.

[Image via Facebook/WENN.]

Sep 1, 2016 10:45am PDT

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