My twitter feed was exploding late this evening as the death of rapper XXXTENTACION was confirmed by TMZ. Celebrities including Kanye West shared their condolences via social media. Read the full TMZ report below. What a tragedy to die so young!
6:00 PM PT -- The Broward Co. Sheriff's Dept. tweeted it's offering a reward up to $3,000 for anyone who might have a tip that leads to an arrest in the XXX shooting.
4:07 PM PT -- The Sheriff's Dept. just released a statement saying XXX was approached by two armed suspects as he left the dealership. They say at least one of the suspects fired their gun, striking XXX. Cops say they believe the incident was a possible robbery.
2:40 PM PT -- Broward Co. Sheriff's Dept. says XXXTentacion has been pronounced dead.
According to the dispatch call the suspects were described as 2 black males wearing hoodies, and the shooter was wearing a red mask.
The car has been confirmed as a black Dodge Journey, with dark tint and black wheels.
2:14 PM PT -- Witnesses told cops a Louis Vuitton bag was taken from XXX's vehicle.
1:57 PM PT -- Additional dispatch audio has revealed XXX was transported as a "Level 1" trauma patient ... dispatchers described him as comatose.
1:48 PM PT -- According to dispatch audio -- the incident was a possible drive-by -- dispatchers named a black Dodge Journey as the possible getaway.
1:35 PM PT -- The Broward Co. Fire Dept. tells us XXX has been rushed to a hospital. Witnesses say they heard multiple shots fired. His condition is unknown at this point.
The Dispatch Emergency Call *Courtesy Of TMZ*
XXXTentacion was shot Monday -- TMZ has learned -- and an eyewitness tells us he appeared lifeless with no pulse.