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USA rapper killed in suspected drive-by shooting

USA rapper killed in suspected drive-by shooting

Jahseh Dwayne Onfroy, better known as XXXTentacion, was killed while shopping for motorcycles in Miami, according to police.

Initially, the Broward County Fire Department told the website that XXXTentacion was rushed to a hospital, but wouldn't elaborate on his current condition.

USA rapper XXXTentacion has been shot dead in Florida, authorities say.

Police are searching for the two armed suspects and have urged anyone who witnessed the shooting to come forward. He was transported to an area hospital and died shortly thereafter.

A successful U.S. rapper who attracted controversy after multiple accusations of domestic violence has been shot dead in Florida.

A subsequent tweet reported that the victim in that incident had been pronounced dead.

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Citing witnesses, TMZ reported that the 20-year-old was shot in his vehicle after leaving a motorcycle dealer in South Florida.

Video footage circulating on the Internet appeared to show Onfroy lying in his auto motionless following the shooting. "Just have to make the most of the time we have". In 2016, he was arrested and charged with robbery and assault with a deadly weapon.

Kanye West led the tributes Monday, saying he was grateful to the young rapper "for existing".

Onfroy denied the charges, which include aggravated battery, domestic battery and false imprisonment, but in court documents obtained by Miami New Times, his girlfriend detailed brutal abuse.

XXXTentacion, released his debut album in August 2017. He's had serious legal trouble ... he's awaiting trial for domestic violence against his pregnant girlfriend.

Following the charges, Onfroy was removed from certain Spotify playlists as part of a new policy by the music streaming platform to address "artist conduct". "His second album, titled "?" and released in March, debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard album chart.


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