Rapper XXXTentacion Shot Dead In Broward, Reports Say

XXXTentacion Shot in Miami and Witnesses Say No Pulse

XXXTentacion Shot in Miami and Witnesses Say No Pulse

Broward County Sheriff's Office released a statement at 5:39 p.m. that the victim, Jahseh Dwayne Onfroy (XXXTentacion), has been pronounced dead. Sheriff's Department in confirming he died from his injuries.

Rapper XXXTentacion has been shot dead in Florida, authorities say. He was shot earlier Monday outside a Deerfield Beach motorcycle dealership.

TMZ is reporting that controversial rapper XXXTentacion was shot in Miami, and a witness on the scene told them that he "appeared lifeless with no pulse".

Videos of what appeared to be Onfroy unresponsive in the driver seat of a vehicle circulated on social media Monday.

Police dispatch audio obtained by TMZ shows the shooting was reported as a possible drive-by involving multiple gunshots.

According to the celebrity-news site, the 20-year-old chart-topping hiphop star seemed to be the victim of a targeted hit in Broward County.

Rapper XXXTentacion, center, attended the BET Hip Hop Awards 2017 at The Fillmore Miami Beach at the Jackie Gleason Theater on October 6, 2017 in Miami Beach, Florida. Charges included aggravated assault of his pregnant ex-girlfriend, domestic battery by strangulation, false imprisonment and witness tampering. In a video posted to Instagram, he appeared to mimic the act of hanging himself, a stunt that was later revealed to be part of a music video shoot, according to Complex. In March, a judge released him from house arrest so that he could tour. The latter album's lead cut "Sad!".

The rapper's music made waves last month after Spotify announced it would scrub his tracks from its platform, as his alleged behaviour had violated codes of conduct.

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