Puerto Rican Instagram model Pinky Curvy shot dead in drive-by shooting

Isadora Nieves Cruz, also known as Pinky Curvy, a popular Puerto Rican Instagram model, was shot dead in a drive-by shooting.

According to reports, Pinky Curvy died October 17 after suffering multiple gunshot wounds.


The vehicle in which she was riding, a Toyota Tacoma truck, came under fire while traveling on Roosevelt Avenue in Hato Rey, Puerto Rico.

23-year-old driver Edwin Rivera Perez, also suffered multiple gunshot wounds in the legs and arms, but ultimately survived the incident.

Pinky Curvy and Perez, left a restaurant in Hato Rey at around 10:00pm when their truck received gunfire from passengers in a red Hyundai Accent.

Surveillance video shows the moment Perez stopped the truck after the shots were fired. He can be seen jumping out of the vehicle and stumbling into a nearby building.

According to investigators, the circumstances of the shooting suggest that Pinky Curvy was the intended target.

In February 2019, she turned herself in to federal authorities after being accused of being part of the drug trafficking gang FARC.


74 people were arrested in total throughout the operation. She was charged with conspiracy to possess with the intent to distribute controlled substances, heroin, cocaine and marijuana.

Pinky Curvy claimed innocence, clawing she was dragged into trafficking by her ex-boyfriend, who was also arrested at the same time.

Pinky Curvy was granted bail.