Arrest Made in Shooting of Rapper XXXTentacion

A suspect has been arrested in connection with the murder of rapper XXXTentacion, local Florida news outlets report. The controversial chart-topping artist was shot and killed Monday in South Florida. The Sun Sentinel named the suspect as 22-year-old Dedrick D. Williams. He was taken into custody by the Broward County Sheriff’s Department shortly after 11:30 p.m. Wednesday on charges of murder without premeditation, violation of probation, and driving without a valid license. Williams was serving a five-year probation for four counts of grand theft auto, the Miami Herald reports. He had also been subject to a temporary injunction for domestic violence. XXXTentacion, 20, whose real name was Jahseh Onfroy, was shot as he was driving away from RIVA Motorsports in Deerfield Beach in his BMW. It’s not yet clear if other suspects are being sought for the murder.