MIAMI
08/09/2013 04:07 pm ET Updated Aug 12, 2013

Israel Hernandez Tasing: Touching Reefa Tributes On Instagram (PHOTOS)

When news spread that an 18-year-old Miami graffiti artist died after being tased by police, tribute murals have popped up from South Florida to Australia.

Israel Hernandez was reportedly just finishing painting the "R" in his tag name Reefa on an abandoned MacDonald's around 5 a.m. Tuesday when Miami Beach Police confronted him.

After a pursuit, one officer allegedly shocked Hernandez in the chest with his taser gun, causing him to collapse. He was soon pronounced dead at a nearby hospital. The official cause of death is still unknown.

See below for some of the #RIPreefa tributes popping up on Instagram. We'll add more as they are posted.

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