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Authorities: Rapper XXXTentacion shot dead in Florida

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June 18, 2018 06:53 PM

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say troubled rapper-singer XXXtentacion has been fatally shot in Florida.
    
The Broward Sheriff's Office says the 20-year-old rising star was pronounced dead Monday evening at a Fort Lauderdale-area hospital. He was shot earlier Monday outside a Deerfield Beach motorcycle dealership.
    
No arrests have been made in the shooting, and investigators haven't named any suspects.
    
XXXtentacion was a rising star and notched a No. 1 album last month with his sophomore effort "?'', but was facing trial on charges that he beat up his pregnant girlfriend.
    
His real name was Jahseh Dwayne Onfroy.

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