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Authorities: Rapper XXXTentacion shot dead in Florida

XXXTentacion attends the BET Hip Hop Awards 2017 at The Fillmore Miami Beach at the Jackie Gleason Theater on October 6, 2017 in Miami Beach, Florida.
XXXTentacion attends the BET Hip Hop Awards 2017 at The Fillmore Miami Beach at the Jackie Gleason Theater on October 6, 2017 in Miami Beach, Florida.
(Bennett Raglin / Getty Images for BET)

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.

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His real name was Jahseh Dwayne Onfroy.


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