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Rapper XXXTENTACION Found Fatally Shot in Miami

Rest in Peace, XXXTENTACION

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Rapper XXXTENTACION was shot and killed in Miami yesterday, according to a report broken by TMZ. The rapper whose real name is, Jahseh Onfroy, was pronounced dead at a Fort Lauderdale, Fla. hospital last night.

Police radio described the suspects in the shooting as two black males wearing hoodies, with the shooter wearing a red mask. They approached him in his car when he was leaving a motorcycle dealership in Miami.

He was 20.

XXXTENTACION was known to have serious legal trouble, but recently he has been laying low since a judge let him off of house arrest for his tour. These charges consist of domestic violence against his pregnant girlfriend. He’s facing more than a dozen felony charges. Prosecutors have also accused him of witness tampering.

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Erin Whitten is currently CMN's Senior Correspondent and is currently a student at Arizona State University majoring in Mass Communications and Media Studies.

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