At least 500 people get rowdy during memorial for slain rapper XXXTentacion

His attorney, David Bogenschutz, said investigators told him the 20-year-old rapper, who pronounced his stage name "Ex Ex Ex ten-ta-see-YAWN", had visited a bank shortly before the shooting and possibly withdrew cash to buy a motorcycle.

According to reports, officers fired rubber bullets and pepper bullets into the crowd after participants started to throw rocks.Hundreds of XXXTentacion fans closed down Melrose Avenue, some risking their lives by jumping off roofs during a tribute to the rapper in Los Angeles. They placed candles, flowers and teddy bears on the sidewalk near where the rapper known by his fans simply as "X" was shot. "It was really good". Some climbed onto rooftops, and at one point, a mosh pit formed in the middle of the crowd.

Police in riot gear could be seen firing nonlethal rounds to disperse the crowd Tuesday, with hundreds of people subsequently running down the street.

The crowd began forming around 8 PM, but as it grew so did the chaos.

"I don't give a f-- because I know my goal in the end and I know what I want for everyone and I know what my message is".

"He had some legal allegations before, but the a year ago he had only been a positive influence on people's lives, making hit Billboard songs", O'Hara said. The bulk of the crowd dispersed by 10:30 p.m., authorities said. No injuries nor arrests were reported. He was awaiting trial on charges that he allegedly beat his pregnant girlfriend - an allegation he denied.

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