The Amsterdam News is reporting, and the U.S. Embassy has confirmed, that Malcolm Shabazz, grandson of Malcolm X, has been killed in Mexico. Unconfirmed reports say he died early Thursday morning from injuries sustained when he was thrown off a building or shot as he was being robbed in Tijuana.
“I’m confirming, per U.S. Embassy, on behalf of family, the tragic death of Malcolm Shabazz, grandson of Malcolm X. Statement frm family 2 come,” wrote close friend of the Shabazz family Terrie M. Williams on twitter.
Family members have confirmed his death and that he was in Mexico but have not confirmed the exact location or circumstances of how Malcolm Shabazz died.
Read more at the Amsterdam News.