Twitter Mourns XXXTentacion After Shooting Death in Miami

When news broke that rapper XXXTentacion had been shot in Florida, folks rushed to social media to find more information about the reported shooting.

According to reports, the 20-year-old (real name: Jahseh Dwayne Onfroy), was shopping for motorcycles in Deerfield Beach in Broward County, FL Monday afternoon (Jun. 18). As he was leaving the motorcycle dealer, a gunman ran up to his car and shot him before fleeing the scene.

Eyewitnesses recorded video footage immediately after the shooting showing the rapper lifeless in his car. Witnesses described him having “no pulse.” He was rushed to the hospital as a “Level 1” trauma patient and was described as “comatose.” XXX was officially pronounced dead around 5:40 p.m.

Not too long after it was announced that XXX had died, fans of the rapper and members of the Hip Hop community, including rappers Kanye West and J. Cole, quickly flooded Twitter with tributes, sparking a number of trending topics, such as “RIP XXX” and “Damn XXX.”

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