XXXTentacion Murder Suspects Allegedly Targeted Rapper

XXXTentacion Death Suspects Allegedly Targeted Rapper
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Jan. 4 2019, Updated 10:17 a.m. ET

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Rapper XXXTentacion, who was shot and killed on Monday in Florida, was tracked by two alleged assailants who followed him into a motorcycle store, a detective has claimed.

According to the New York Times, explosive new details have been revealed in the officer's affidavit about the star's murder.

Rap fans were devastated to hear the news that XXXTentacion, 20, whose real name was Jahseh Onfroy, was ambushed outside Riva Motorsports in Pompano Beach, Florida on the afternoon of June 18.

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He was rushed to the hospital but died after the bizarre broad daylight shooting.

Dedrick Williams, 22, has been arrested for XXXTentacion's death, but there are two suspects. Another man, who is also believed to be involved, hasn't been apprehended.

According to court documents obtained by the New York Times, the suspects followed the rapper into a motorcycle dealership before shooting and robbing him in his car less than half an hour later.

In his affidavit, Detective John Curcio of the Broward Sheriff's Office described evidence taken from video surveillance, including images of orange sandals worn by one of XXXTentacion's killers that led to Williams' arrest on Wednesday for alleged first degree murder.

Curcio says that XXXTentacion had gone to Riva Motorsports in Deerfield Beach, Fla., at 3:30 p.m. on Monday, with an unidentified friend.

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Two minutes later, two men allegedly got out of a dark sport utility vehicle and followed the rapper into the store; one wore bright orange sandals. They bought a mask at the parts department.

According to the police affidavit, the two men then left the store and moved their car to another area of the parking lot.

When XXXTentacion tried to leave the lot in his BMW at 3:55 p.m., the papers stated, the suspects' S.U.V. blocked him.


The two men reportedly were masked and armed and got out of their own car to demand property from the rap star.

"After a brief struggle, the victim is shot," Detective Curcio wrote.

The men allegedly then stole a Louis Vuitton bag from XXXTentacion's car and sped away in their vehicle.

Williams was held without bond after a hearing on Thursday. He has a court date scheduled for Monday, June 25.

XXXTentacion's lawyer had previously suggested that his client had visited the bank before going to the motorcycle store.

The legal eagle has opined that the singer was the victim of a robbery gone wrong.

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