POPULAR dancehall artist Copper Cat, was killed as he opened the gate to his Corporate Area home last night.
Copper cat, whose real name is Demar Graham, is the protege of singer Richie Stephens who mentored him since he was a 10-year-old seeking to make a name in the entertainment industry.
The Half-Way-Tree police report that Graham was approached by gunmen at the entrance to his Cassandra Avenue home in Kingston and robbed him of his blackberry cell phone.
The robbers then shot him before escaping.
He died on the spot.