June 18, 2018 - 3:58 pm
Updated June 18, 2018 - 5:03 pm
DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. — Authorities say troubled rapper-singer XXXtentacion has been fatally shot in Florida.
The Broward Sheriff’s Office says the 20-year-old rising star was pronounced dead Monday evening at a Fort Lauderdale-area hospital. He was shot earlier Monday outside a Deerfield Beach motorcycle dealership.
The adult male victim has been confirmed as 20 year old Jahseh Onfroy aka rapper #XXXTentacion.
— Broward Sheriff (@browardsheriff) June 18, 2018
No arrests have been made in the shooting, and investigators haven’t named any suspects.
XXXtentacion was a rising star and notched a No. 1 album last month with his sophomore effort “?”, but was facing trial on charges that he beat up his pregnant girlfriend.
His real name was Jahseh Dwayne Onfroy.
rest in peace I never told you how much you inspired me when you were here thank you for existing pic.twitter.com/QU7DR3Ghbw
— KANYE WEST (@kanyewest) June 18, 2018