This police warrant, which was secured by TMZ on June 22, offers details that diverge a bit from previous reports surrounding the death of the blossoming rap superstar. At first, it was reported that X died from a single gunshot wound. Now, this arrest warrant reveals the rapper was shot multiple times.
While XXXTentacion’s lawyer said authorities believed the robbery and subsequent murder of X came at random, the arrest warrant reports that the men were actually in Riva Motorsports in Deerfield Beach, Fla. at the same time X was and that they waited for him after he left the location. This information seemingly indicates some level of premeditated murder.
According to the police document, surveillance footage from inside Riva Motorsports show two suspects believed to be responsible for X’s death actually walk past the rapper in the store. These two men apparently then left the building and waited outside of the store until X left.
From there, the document includes details that 22-year-old Dedrick Devonshay Williams, who was arrested for first-degree murder on Wednesday (June 20) in relation to X’s killing, drove an SUV in front of X’s car so that two men inside the vehicle could rob the rapper at gunpoint. This means police don’t necessarily believe Williams was one of the people behind the shooting. However, the warrant does describe Williams as being an active part of X’s murder.
The document next reports that after Williams allegedly drove the SUV in front of X’s car, that two gunmen jumped out of their vehicle and began to try to execute their plan. After they approached the 20-year-old artist, a brief struggle ensued and the gunman, or gunmen, shot the rapper.
After they shot him, police believe the culprits left the scene with a small bag, which is possibly the Louis Vuitton bag X was initially reported to be carrying at the time of his death. X, who was recently revealed to have been an expecting father, was taken to Broward Health North hospital after he was shot. The Broward Sheriff’s Office pronounced the rapper dead shortly thereafter.
In other developments surrounding Williams, the warrant indicates that the murder suspect was wearing bright orange sandles in surveillance footage from Riva Motorsports. As TMZ notes, Williams’ Instagram account and Facebook page have an image of him wearing orange sandles. In a separate bit of surveillance footage from a store Williams visited before he reached the motorcycle shop, Williams can be seen buying a black neoprene mask. The other suspect was reportedly wearing a dark outfit and a red mask. In a dispatch call given at the time of the shooting, one of X’s attackers was reported to be wearing a red mask.
Police have reportedly issued two other arrest warrants for two suspects they believe to be involved in the killing of XXXTentacion.
XXL has reached out to the Broward Sheriff’s Office for comment.
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