Person of interest named in shooting of rapper XXXTentaction: Broward Sheriff's Office

Posted at 12:06 PM, Jun 27, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-28 05:58:33-04

Authorities are looking for a person of interest in the shooting of South Florida rapper XXXTentacion as friends and family are gathering for a memorialfor the slain artist.

Broward County Sheriff's Office officials announced Wednesday that they are searching for 22-year-old Robert Allen to see what he knows about the murder.

Authorities have already arrested 22-year-old Dedrick Devonshay Williams in the June 18 killing of the 20-year-old rapper, whose real name was Jahseh Dwayne Onfroy.

The rapper was ambushed by two gunmen outside Riva Motorsports in Deerfield Beach. Authorities believe the motive was a robbery.

BSO officials released a photo of Williams which appears to show him outside the motorcycle shop.

Meanwhile, a public viewing is being held Wednesday at the BB&T Center in Sunrise, where family and friends will pay tribute to the rapper.

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