Days after American rapper, XXXTentacion was shot dead, the police have arrested their first suspect in the shooting, New York Daily News reports.
Dedrick D. Williams was taken into custody on Wednesday, Broward County Sheriff’s Office Captain Robert Schakenberg confirmed to the Daily News.
Williams’ charges include first-degree murder, a probation violation for theft of a car motor vehicle and driving without a valid license.
The rapper was outside a motorsports store on Monday in Miami when two armed men approached him in what is believed to be a robbery. After the shooting the men fled in an SUV.
This week, mourning the embattled rapper has been controversial in itself in light of his 2016 arrest on various charges that includes “witness tampering and aggravated battery of a pregnant woman,” according to the New York Times.
Meanwhile, old video of the rapper discussing his death have gone viral and confused fans.