Popular rapper XXXTentacion has been shot dead.

The 20-year-old was involved in a shooting late Monday after in the southern Florida city of Deerfield Beach, which left him fatally wounded. Police has confirmed the reports via Twitter.

Source: Billboard

The Broward County Sheriff’s Office stated that emergency officials received a call at 3:57pm about a shooting on Dixie Highway. An adult male victim was confirmed to have taken to a hospital and pronounced dead 2 and a half hours later.


Detectives said that the rapper was leaving a motorcycle dealership in a car when 2 armed suspects approached him. At least one fired a gun, which hit the rapper. The suspects then fled in a dark-coloured SUV.

TMZ also reported that a Louis Vuitton bag was stolen from the car, thus raising the suspicion that it was a robbery.


XXXTentacion had many popular tracks under his belt, but was also a controversial figure. At the time of his death, he was awaiting trial for domestic violence and false imprisonment of his pregnant ex-girlfriend.

He was also facing witness harassment and tampering charges for the same case.

Sources: Washington Post, Daily Telegraph.

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