According to police, Jahseh Onfroy, known as XXXTentacion, was shot and killed during an apparent robbery in Broward County, Florida, on Monday. He was leaving a motorsports store just before 4pm when two men in a dark colored SUV shot and killed him.
Police are asking for any witnesses to come forward.
XXXTentacion was a Florida native who gained fame after his song “Look at Me” went viral on social media. He was featured in XXL magazine’s 2017 Freshman Class as one of their up-and-coming artists. According to Billboard, his last album “?” premiered at No. 1 in March 2018 and the album’s single “Sad!” hit No. 7 on Billboard’s Hot 100.
The rapper was awaiting trial for a domestic violence incident against his girlfriend, who was pregnant at the time of the incident.