Banda music star Tito Torbellino was shot dead in a restaurant in Mexico on Thursday (29May14).

The U.S.-born singer was in an eaterie in Ciudad Obregon on Thursday when two men entered the premises and shot him several times at close range, according to Sonora state police.

Torbellino, real name Tomas Tovar Rascon, died on the way to a local hospital.

The 33 year old was scheduled to perform in Ciudad Obregon on Friday (30May14).

No further details had been released as Wenn went to press.