XXXTentacion, born Jahseh Dwayne Onfroy, died at the age of 20 on Monday (June 18) after being fatally shot during an armed robbery in Deerfield Beach, Florida, 991 has confirmed.
2:40 PM PT — Broward Co. Sheriff’s Dept. says XXXTentacion has been pronounced dead.
According to the dispatch call the suspects were described 2 black males wearing hoodies, and the shooter was wearing a red mask.
The car has been confirmed as a black Dodge Journey, with dark tint and black wheels.
2:14 PM PT — Witnesses told cops a Louis Vuitton bag was taken from XXX’s vehicle.
1:57 PM PT — Additional dispatch audio has revealed XXX was transported as a “Level 1” trauma patient … dispatchers described him as comatose.
1:48 PM PT — According to dispatch audio — the incident was a possible drive-by — dispatchers named several possible getaway vehicles including a black Dodge Journey, Chevy Tahoe and a Jeep Grand Cherokee.
1:35 PM PT — The Broward Co. Fire Dept. tells us XXX has been rushed to a hospital. Witnesses say they heard multiple shots fired. His condition is unknown at this point.
The 20-year-old rapper was shopping for motorcycles in South Florida and, as he was leaving the motorcycle dealer, a gunman ran up to his vehicle and shot him.
It is with heavy hearts that we report some tragic news. According to TMZ , rapper XXXTentacion has been shot and potentially killed in Miami. While the story is still developing, it would appear that X’s lifeless body was found outside a motorcycle shop. The report states that a gunman ran up to his car and shot him; as of now, his condition is unknown. A reporter from Miami’s Local 10 News believes that he was still alive at the time of the video, and has since been transported to a nearby hospital. TMZ has since reported that The Broward Co. Fire Dept have confirmed X was indeed brought to a hospital.
Hi I work with Local 10 News, may we us this video. Also we believe he was NOT shot in Miami, but in Deerfield beach. He was transported to a nearby hospital, alive as of now
The story is still in development. For now, we send our prayers to X’s fans, family, and friends. The news is shocking, and difficult to process. For now, we’ll continue to report details as they emerge. Video from the scene can be seen at TMZ; while X’s body has been blurred out, it remains disturbing nonetheless.
XXX was in his share of feuds … but, as far as we know, there were no ominous fights between him and anyone else.
He’s had serious legal trouble … he’s awaiting trial for domestic violence against his pregnant girlfriend. He’s facing more than a dozen felony charges. Prosecutors accused him of witness tampering.
XXX was on house arrest but the judge recently let him out so he could tour.
XXX has had real success … his last album debuted at #1.
Last year he got jumped by a bunch of guys in L.A., and initially thought Migos was responsible. He later apologized to them, but he told us the incident did not shake him enough to increase his security detail.