XXXTentacion shot dead in Deerfield Beach Monday
Deerfield Beach, Florida – Rapper XXXTentacion has been shot and killed in Deerfield Beach, the Broward Sheriff’s Office has confirmed.
Monday, BSO spokesperson Keyla Concepción, confirmed Jahseh Dwayne Onfroy, aka XXXTentacion, was deceased due to a gunshot wound.
Deputies responded to a call at 4 p.m. to the scene outside of Riva Motorsports near Sample Road and North Dixie Highway.
According to BSO, two subjects approached XXXTentacion, and at least one of them opened fire before fleeing. “At this point, it appears to be an apparent robbery,” said Concepción. “The two suspects fled the scene in a dark color SUV.”
XXXTentacion was rushed to nearby Broward General Hospital, however it is reported he was already deceased.
The rapper, who was born in Plantation, Florida, blew up to fame after his song “Look at Me” went viral on social media and audio distribution platform SoundCloud in 2016. He went on to be featured on the 2017 XXL Freshman Class alongside other up-and-coming artists.