On June 18, 2018, Florida recording artist Onfroy aka XXXtentacion was reportedly leaving a motorcycle dealership in Deerfield Beach when he was shot by two assailants in a dark-colored SUV in an apparent robbery. Witnesses told police the suspects took a Louis Vuitton bag from his vehicle. The suspects fled the scene.
The Broward County Fire Department rushed him to Broward Health North.Onfroy was initially reported to be in critical condition following the shooting, and the Broward County Sheriff’s Office later confirmed his death. Upon his death, numerous celebrities and fellow artists paid tribute to XXXtentacion via social media, including Kanye West , J. Cole, Kendrick Lamar, Travis Barker, Ace Hood, Tyga, T.I., Joey Badass, Juicy J, Diplo and Steve Aoki.
“If I’m going to die or ever be a sacrifice, I want to make sure that my life made at least five million kids happy, or they found some sort of answers or resolve in my life, regardless of the negative around my name, regardless of the bad things people say to me,” he. “I don’t give a f–k because I know my goal in the end and I know what I want for everyone and I know what my message is. So I just wanted to say I appreciate and love all of you, and I believe in you all.”