American rapper Jahseh Onfroy popularly known as XXXTentacion, has been shot dead in South Florida by two armed men.
Onfroy, a budding 20-year-old rappper, was reportedly murdered in front of a motorsports store in Deerfield Beach on Monday, June 18, 2018.
The local Broward Sheriff’s Office told TMZ that “at least one of the suspects fired a gun and struck the rapper before fleeing in a dark-colored S.U.V. Mr. Onfroy was transported to a local hospital. Just after 5:30 p.m., the authorities said that he had been pronounced dead.
“There were multiple shots fired as the victim was called a trauma patient. Witnesses allegedly told police a Louis Vuitton bag was taken from Onfroy’s vehicle by the two black men wearing hoodies who shot at him.”
Reacting to his death, famous American rap mogul Kanye West said the deceased rapper inspired him.
“Rest in peace, I never told you how much you inspired me when you were here thank you for existing,” Kanye wrote on Twitter.