Florida Rapper XXXTentacion Reportedly Shot In Miami

Lawrence Kim
June 19, 2018

According to witnesses, there were multiple shots fired. Cellphone video taken at the scene shows the unconscious rapper in the driver's seat of his vehicle after the shooting.

An hour before that, the Sherriff tweeted that cops were "currently working an incident regarding a shooting at 3671 N. Dixie Hwy., Deerfield Beach". One told the website he "appeared lifeless with no pulse".

"The auto has been confirmed as a black Dodge Journey, with dark tint and black wheels".

XXXTentacion had been at RIVA Motorsports checking out inventory, the sheriff's office said. According to a statement provided to NPR by the Broward Sheriff's Office, at 3:57 p.m. ET police responded to reports of an adult male being shot.

The rapper recently posted on his Instagram Story his plans for a charity this weekend.

He was released from jail on house arrest late last year and was released from house arrest earlier this year to allow him to tour.

The rapper, who stands accused of beating his pregnant girlfriend, was slapped with 15 new felony charges in December, including witness tampering and witness harassment.

His debut album, 2017's 17, peaked at No. 2 on the Billboard 200, and his follow-up in March, ? A second update claims that X has been described as a "level 1" trauma patient (the most severe), with dispatchers claiming the rapper to be comatose.

Other reports by Click Lancashire

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