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Arrest made in shooting death of rapper XXXTentacion

Deputies arrest Dedrick Williams in shooting death of rapper XXXTentacion: TMZ. (Broward Sheriff's Office)

A man is behind bars Thursday morning in connection to the shooting death of rapper XXXTentacion.

According to the Broward Sheriff's Office, the suspect is 22-year-old Dedrick Williams from Pompano Beach.

Williams is charged with first degree murder, probation violation, and driving without a valid ID.

According to TMZ during a vigil on Wednesday, the rapper's mother told friends and family the Broward Sheriff's Office notified her they made an arrest.

Deputies say they took Williams into custody around 7 p.m. on Wednesday.

XXXTentacion was shot while shopping for motorcycles in Deerfield Beach on Monday around 4 p.m. The incident occurred on Dixie Highway.

Shortly after the incident BSO confirmed the victim to be Jahseh Onfroy, or XXXTentacion.


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