A suspect has been arrested in the fatal shooting of rapper XXXTentacion.
The Broward County Sheriff’s Department in Florida confirmed to the New York Daily News that Dedrick D. Williams, 22, was taken into custody in Deerfield Beach, Florida, Wednesday evening. The Broward County website states that Williams was arrested for first-degree murder, described as “murder dangerous depraved w/o premeditation.” The charges he faces include first-degree murder, a probation violation for theft of a car motor vehicle and driving without a valid license.
Prior to that, Williams had been arrested for cocaine possession, weapons possession, domestic violence, grand theft auto and aggravated assault with a firearm.
XXXTentacion was murdered Monday afternoon in Deerfield Beach, Florida, at the age of 20. The rapper was reportedly shopping for motorcycles in Miami and when leaving the dealer, a gunman approached his vehicle and shot him. Witnesses told authorities that a Louis Vuitton bag was taken from XXX’s vehicle.
XXX had been awaiting trial for domestic violence against a pregnant woman and was facing more than a dozen felony charges depending on the outcome of the case.
Source: New York Daily News