American rapper and songwriter, XXXTentacion real names Jahseh Dwayne Onfroy was confirmed dead on Monday, June 18 in Deerfiled.
XXXTentacion was shot and killed in Deerfield Beach, Florida. Witnesses on the scene described the incident as a drive by shooting which left the young rapper dead on spot. He was just 20-years old.
Early reports indicated that Onfroy was killed in a drive-by shooting with video from the scene showing him sitting lifeless in the front seat of a BMW. Broward Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to the scene near Sample Road and North Dixie Highway at around 4:20 p.m. EST. The suspects reportedly fled in a black Dodge Journey.
While witnesses on the scene said there was “no pulse”, his official condition is unknown at this time. Videos from the scene appear to show that he has been killed. Onfroy was rushed to a local hospital after the shooting.
What we know about XXTentacion
Jahseh Dwayne Onfroy, born January 23, 1998, was an American rapper, singer, and songwriter, who was born and raised in Plantation, Florida.
He released his debut album, “17”, on August 25, 2017. His second album, “?”, was released on March 16, 2018, and debuted at #1. He was perhaps best known for his single “Look At Me”, which was released in 2017.
Before his death, Onfroy was awaiting trial for domestic violence against his pregnant girlfriend and faced more than a dozen felony charges.
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