Rapper Takeoff of the Migos is said to have been shot and killed in front of a Houston bowling alley. At around 2:30 a.m., the famed rapper, age 28, was slain. according to TMZ, local time. According to claims and social media photos, Quavo, a rapper from the Migos, was also present.
Both members of the well-known rap duo were present when the shooting occurred, Houston Police said in a press conference held early this morning. The homicide was under investigation. The victim of the shooting was pronounced dead at the scene, according to the police.
Takeoff, an American rapper, was reportedly shot dead in Houston at the age of 28.
According to TMZ, the third rapper in the rap group Migos, Quavo, was shot and killed inside a Houston bowling alley. He was 28 years old.
At the time, the rapper, whose real name is Kirshnik Khari Ball, was with Quavo. The two had been rolling the dice since the wee hours of this morning. Takeoff was declared dead at the scene, but Quavo walked away uninjured.
An estimated 40 to 50 persons were present at the scene of the shooting, which left a man with a “gunshot wound to the head or neck,” according to Houston police officers. Two more persons were shot and sent to the hospital.
On social media, tributes to the rapper have started flooding in. “Senseless killings need to stop,” tweeted amateur fighter and YouTube celebrity Jake Paul. Unity is required. R.I.P. TAKEOFF The boxer Chris Eubank Jr. recalled Takeoff as a calm, down to earth guy. It’s horrible how frequently and easily people are dying, and I can’t believe I have to say this again about another young black star being killed for no apparent reason. Something in the industry needs to change immediately. Death to Takeoff.
Why was Takeoff killed?
Only the fact that the rapper, 28, who was born in Georgia died from a gunshot wound is known for sure at this point in the terrible incident.
Takeoff, Quavo, and other friends are believed to have been celebrating Jas Prince’s birthday at the bowling alley earlier the same night when they uploaded a selfie from there.
According to reports, Takeoff and Quavo were playing dice when the brawl happened. Takeoff was shot in the head and there was gunfire heard. It is believed that Quavo was unharmed.
The incident happened at a private party where 40 to 50 individuals were present, according to NBC station Click2Houston. According to the police, the victim was a black man in his 20s who was there at the time of the event, and members of the Migos Quavo and Takeoff were also present.
Rapper Juice Wayne tweeted his condolences shortly after Takeoff’s passing was reported: “All this bloodshed. for no charge. Never will it make sense. not ever. Enjoy your peace. Sending prayers to the victim’s family.
Takeoff, a Migos rapper, was fatally murdered in a bowling alley in Houston, according to representatives.
According to a Migos spokesperson who was not permitted to comment publicly, the rapper, whose actual name is Kirshnik Khari Ball, was assassinated at a bowling alley in the Texas city shortly after 2:30 a.m. Tuesday.
A shooting was reported at 810 Billiards & Bowling shortly after 2:30 a.m., when scores of people were gathering on a balcony outside the third-floor bowling alley, according to police. When officers arrived, they found one individual deceased.
According to a police spokesperson, security workers in the neighbourhood heard the shooting but were unable to spot the shooter. Video acquired by TMZ depicts Quavo, a different ex-Migos member, yelling for assistance following the gunshot.
About 40 to 50 persons were present at the bowling alley at the time of the incident. In the shooting, there have been at least two other injuries. They have been sent to the neighbourhood hospital. It is uncertain how they are doing.