XXXTentacion has died after Florida shooting
UPDATE: According to TMZ, the Broward Country Sheriff’s Department says XXXTentacion has been pronounced dead. He was 20.
TMZ is reporting that controversial rapper XXXTentacion (real name Jahseh Dwayne Onfroy) was shot while shopping for motorcycles today, and his condition is unknown though an eyewitness reports that he “appeared lifeless with no pulse.” TMZ reports that the incident happened in South Florida, and WPLG Assignments Editor Marcine Joseph said on Twitter it specifically happened in Deerfield Beach, about an hour north of Miami:
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
— Marcine Joseph (@MJ_Reports) June 18, 2018
A tweet from the Broward County sheriff’s office also seems to confirm the location of the shooting as Deerfield Beach:
#BreakingNews #BSO is currently working an incident regarding a shooting at 3671 N. Dixie Hwy., Deerfield Beach. PIO headed to scene. Dispatchers received a call of a shooting at 3:57 p.m. An adult male victim was transported to an area hospital.
— Broward Sheriff (@browardsheriff) June 18, 2018
Stay tuned for more updates.
XXXTentacion is currently awaiting trial on domestic violence charges against his pregnant girlfriend.