By: Steve Dellar | 06-20-2018 | News
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California - Rioting During Slain XXXTentacion Memorial (Video)

A makeshift memorial wake for slain rapper XXXTentacion (real name was Jahseh Onfroy) erupted into rioting Tuesday night as some 500 fans blocked a portion of Melrose Avenue and the crowd got rowdy when police moved in.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">LAPD officers move in after a massive memorial gathering for a slain rapper turns rowdy. <a href="">@ABC7</a> 11pm <a href=""></a></p>&mdash; Amy Powell (@abc7amy) <a href="">June 20, 2018</a></blockquote>

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At around 8pm local time, police received a call reporting a rowdy crowd in the area of Melrose and Spaulding avenues. As can be seen in the various videos, people crawled on rooftops and cars whilst the police at first took on a waiting position.

As the crowd got too large, the police blocked off the road around 9.30 pm.

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One of the fans explained: "It was really good. Everybody seemed happy and positive and singing along and everything like that. Then it just got way overcrowded."

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">XXXTENTACION RIOT ON MELROSE LMAOOOOO WILDIN <a href=""></a></p>&mdash; 808 marcos (@marcosmane_) <a href="">June 20, 2018</a></blockquote>

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Officers then moved in and fired pepper balls and rubber bullets to disperse the group. In response, according to police officers, the crowd threw rocks at them as well as other items.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Went to the X Memorial on Melrose today and it turned into a riot. SWAT showed up and started shooting people with rubber bullets, that&#39;s when I left. RIP <a href="">@xxxtentacion</a>. <a href=""></a></p>&mdash; Brandon (@Anihmal) <a href="">June 20, 2018</a></blockquote>

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An anonymous fan declared: "I don't know how they can just bring out the cops. We're just people trying to like remember their favorite artist because people really impact other people by their music. This is how people get through things."

By 10.30 pm, the crowd had been dispersed.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Moments ago on Melrose. <a href="">@NBCLA</a> <a href=";ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#XXXTentacion</a> <a href=""></a></p>&mdash; Kenny Holmes (@KHOLMESlive) <a href="">June 20, 2018</a></blockquote>

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The famous 20-year-old rapper, an avid fan of shocking scenes in his videos, was shot to death Monday in Deerfield Beach, Florida. According to authorities, Mr. Onfroy was leaving RIVA Motorsports when two armed suspects approached him and opened fire.


Twitter: #XXXTentacion #thelightiscoming #QAnon #tenderage #ARMYHiveStreamingParty #WorldCup

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tab No. 29190 2018-06-20 : 12:54

—"a memorial wake… erupted into rioting "—

what do you expect from monkeys?

Anonymous No. 29227 2018-06-20 : 15:22

What so you expect, have you seen that kid’s videos…

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