6:00 PM: Detectives are now offering up to a $3,000 for any information that leads to an arrest in the murder of XXXTentacion.
4:05 PM: Deputies say two armed suspects approached XXXTentacion as he was leaving the motorcycle shop, and at least one suspect fired and struck the rapper in what appears to be a possible robbery.
Officials are asking for anyone with information about the shooting to get in contact with detectives.
2:40 PM: XXXTentacion has been declared dead.
2:33 PM: Officials believe the suspects are two black males, both wearing purple hoodies with long sleeves. The shooter allegedly wore a red mask.
2:00 PM: According to emergency dispatch audio obtained by The Blast, officials believe the shooting was a possible drive-by after witnesses reported hearing several gunshots. The subject’s car was reported as a black Dodge Journey.
Officials also believe a Louis Vuitton bag may have been taken from XXXTentacion, and that the shooting may have been a robbery.
Rapper XXXTentacion was shot Monday afternoon in Deerfield Beach, FL while exiting a motorcycle shop.
Several videos posted to social media showed the 20-year-old’s lifeless body in the driver seat of a car on the side of the road. At a point in one of the videos, a Broward County Sheriff’s officer can be seen reaching in to check his pulse.
XXXTentacion has an extensive legal history, including allegations of domestic violence against his pregnant girlfriend.
As of now, the severity of his injuries are unclear.
Broward County officials tell us they received a call for the shooting at 3:57 PM. XXXTentacion was transported to a local hospital and officials are still gathering details.