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Tee Arnold ("Lagend Billions", "Ace")

Age 36

3 Apr 2024
Hallandale Beach, Florida (USA)

Tee Arnold ("Lagend Billions", "Ace")
Tee Arnold ("Lagend Billions", "Ace") [photo:]

Ace died after being shot outside an shopping and entertainment complex. He had previously posted that his life was in danger.

Tee Arnold, a 36-year-old Black transgender man, has died of a gunshot wound he suffered early in the morning of April 3 at a shopping and entertainment complex in Hallandale Beach, Fla.

Police were called to the Village at Gulfstream Park about 1:30 a.m. and found Arnold had been shot, TV station WPLG reports. He was taken to HCA Florida Aventura Hospital, where he died April 7.

Arnold had posted on social media that his life was in danger. Hallandale Beach police are looking for a woman suspect who was known to Arnold. “We don’t believe this was a hate crime,” Capt. Aaron Smith told the station. “When we have incidents like this, we do our very best and we do everything to keep our community safe.”

Arnold was also known as Lagend Billions. His family and friends paid tribute in social media posts, noting his supportive nature. “I thank you for always answering the phone when I was lost, for never being afraid to tell me when I’m wrong, telling me to pray when I was weak, always offering words of encouragement,” friend Cece Gates wrote on Facebook.

“Thank you for blessing the world with your greatness, laughter, and good energy,” Gates added. “Thank you for showing the world that there is nothing better than being your true authentic self.”

Lagend's Facebook profile is

Report added: 10 Apr 2024. Last updated: 19 Apr 2024

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