Fans of the rising rap star are mourning today. We have learned that XXXTentacion has tragically passed away at the age of only 20 years old after a shooting.
Reportedly, the young rapper was gunned down earlier today while in South Florida.
Although XXXTentacion, real name Jahseh Onfroy was initially taken to the hospital and spent some time in a coma, the Broward County Sheriff’s Office confirmed on its official Twitter that he lost the fight and passed away shortly after.
‘#BreakingNews The adult male that was taken to the hospital has been pronounced dead,’ the tweet read.
The authorities told E! News that the deadly shooting took place at around 4 P.M. in Deerfield Beach.
Some clips that showed someone looking like the rapper in a state of unconsciousness in his car’s driver’s seat started circulating online, shocking many.
TMZ reported that as the rising hip-hop star was leaving a motorcycle dealer, someone started firing shots at his car.
As fans definitely know already, the talented artist started on SoundCloud and soon enough, he rose to fame.
Last year, XXXTentacion released his first album, simply titled 17.
Furthermore, his second album, ?, managed to debut at No. 1 on the charts back in March.
Unfortunately, his rising career in the industry has been overshadowed by his problems with the law.
The late 20 year old had been charged with domestic battery, aggravated battery of a pregnant female as well as false imprisonment.
XXXTentacion was released from house arrest in March after pleading not guilty.
Rest in Peace.