A suspect has been arrested in the case of XXXTentacion's murder. 

After the 20-year-old rapper was fatally shot on Monday in south Florida, the Broward County Sheriff's Office confirmed Thursday morning that homicide detectives arrested 22-year-old suspect Dedrick Devonshay Williams. According to the office, Williams was taken into custody on Wednesday night shortly before 7 p.m. 

His charges include first-degree murder, described as murder dangerous depraved without premeditation, grand theft of a motor vehicle and operating without a valid driver's license. Authorities said more information would be released later Thursday. 

The Broward County Sheriff's Office previously confirmed that XXXTentacion was leaving RIVA Motorsports in Deerfield Beach shortly before 4 p.m. on Monday when two armed suspects approached his car. At least one of the suspects fired a gun before both fled in a dark-colored SUV. Investigators said the incident appeared to be a possible robbery. 

The rapper was subsequently transported to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead. 

Before the young rising star's passing, he discussed his wishes if he were to ever "die a tragic death."

"Worst thing comes to worse, I f---king die a tragic death and I'm not able to see out my dreams, I at least want to know that the kids perceived my message and were able to make something of themselves and use it to turn it into something positive," he said during a social media lifestream. "If I'm going to die or ever be a sacrifice, I want to make sure that my life made at least 5 million kids happy." 

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