What to Know
- Robert Allen is one of four people who have already been indicted on first-degree murder and armed robbery charges
- XXXTentacion was part of several chart-topping songs, including “Sad,” which rose to No. 1 in the week following his death
A third man indicted in the shooting death of South Florida-based rapper XXXTentacion has been arrested.
U.S. Marshals confirmed that 22-year-old Robert Allen was arrested at the home of his sister on Wednesday near Macon, Georgia, after federal agents received information he was in the area.
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Allen was allegedly caught on surveillance camera at a Deerfield Beach motorcycle shop minutes before XXXTentatcion, whose real name was Jahseh Onfroy, was shot and killed on June 18.
Officials said a struggle ensued when two masked gunmen approached the rapper's sports car and XXXTentacion was shot multiple times. The gunmen fled with a Louis Vitton bag containing $50,000.
It wasn't immediately clear if Allen had an attorney.
A total of four people have been indicted on first-degree murder and armed robbery charges, with two of them — 22-year-old Dedrick Williams and 22-year-old Michael Boatwright — already in custody. Only Trayvon Newsome, 20, remains at large as of Thursday morning.
A Broward County native who was living in Parkland at the time of his death, XXXTentacion was part of several chart-topping songs, including "Sad," which rose to No. 1 in the week following his death.