Arrest made in shooting death of rapper XXXTentacion
DEERFIELD, Fla. (CBS12) —
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.