Rapper XXXTentacion was shot and killed Monday afternoon in Florida. He was 20.
According to the Broward Sheriff’s Office, XXXTentacion was shot at 3:57 PM ET in Deerfield Beach. He was transported to an area hospital and died shortly thereafter.
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.
Several videos posted to social media showed his lifeless body in the driver seat of a car on the side of the road. At one point in one of the videos, a Broward County Sheriff’s Department 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.
His second album, “?,” was released on March 16, 2018 and debuted at number one on the Billboard 200.
His music recently made headlines when Spotify announced they were pulling his music from their playlists.
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