Rapper XXXTentacion shot, killed in South Florida
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By Zac Self, WPTV

FLORIDA -- (WPTV) -- The rapper shot Monday while reportedly shopping in South Florida has died, according to authorities.

XXXTentacion, 20, was reportedly shopping for motorcycles and, as he was leaving, someone ran up to his vehicle and shot him.

According to TMZ, the rapper was awaiting trial for domestic violence against his pregnant girlfriend and was facing more than a dozen felony charges. Prosecutors have also accused him of witness tampering.

According to the Broward County Sheriff's Office, the rapper was taken to a hospital, where he later died.

The rapper has a history in San Diego. XXXTentacion was performing at the Observatory North Park in 2017 when someone reportedly rushed onto the stage and punched him.

Security at the venue then became involved in an altercation with at least 10 other people, including a 19-year-old who was stabbed.

Crime Watch Daily earlier reported the San Diego incident was related to the Broward County shooting. The article has been updated.

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