Wilbrent Bain, the brother of the famous female rapper Trina, was shot and killed Tuesday morning in northwest Miami, residents said. The murderer, Ron Dobson, confessed to the shooting and faces a second-degree murder charge, police said in an arrest affidavit.

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Bain lived his entire life in northwest Miami, where he is well known.

“Now, I’m hurt because this man is gone for no reason at all,” neighbor Demetrius Hammond said. “He was a close friend to me.”

“He’s a very good kid,” family friend the Rev. Gary Johnson said of Bain. “It’s unfortunate. It’s a terrible tragedy.”


Wilbrent Bain, identified by police as the brother of Trina, a famous rapper, died Tuesday morning after he was shot multiple times in unincorporated North Miami-Dade.

Miami-Dade County police said Bain was getting off his bicycle at Northwest 91st Street and 24th Avenue about 9:35 a.m. when 27-year-old Ron Dobson (pictured below) pulled out a gun from his waistband and began shooting. Bain was unarmed, police said. The two had been feuding for a while, police said.

Dobson was arrested and confessed to the shooting, police said. He was charged with second-degree murder.

Bain was pronounced dead at the scene.

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