Man arrested for shooting rapper Migos Takeoff | Ents & Arts News

A 33-year-old man has been arrested following the shooting death of rapper Takeoff.

Patrick Xavier Clark has been charged with the murder of the Migos star, who was killed last month outside a bowling alley in the US city of Houston, Texas.

Takeoff was the youngest member of the Grammy-nominated rap trio, which also included his uncle Quavo and cousin Offset.

Born Kirsnick Khari Bal, the 28-year-old was one of three people police say was shot dead in the incident, when an argument broke out as around 40 people left a private party in the driveway.

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The other victims were a man and a woman, who both suffered non-life-threatening injuries in the shooting, in which at least two people were fired.

Speaking at a press conference on Friday, Police Sergeant Michael Burrow said the shooting followed an argument over a dice game, but Takeoff was not involved and was “an innocent bystander “.

The day after the attack, Houston Police Chief Troy Finner said Takeoff was “well respected” and there was “no reason to believe he was involved in anything.” criminal at the time”.

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On Wednesday, police announced the arrest of another man named Cameron Joshua in connection with the shooting.

The 22-year-old was charged with illegally having a firearm when Takeoff was shot, but Sergeant Burrow said investigators believe it was Clark’s gunshot that killed the rapper.

Cameron Joshua.  Photo: Houston Police Department
Cameron Joshua. Photo: Houston Police Department

Who are the Migos?

Migos label Quality Control mourned Takeoff’s death in a statement posted to Instagram attributing it to “senseless violence,” while other musicians, including Drake and Justin Bieber, celebrated his legacy at live performances. a memorial service.

Migos first broke through with the massive success of Versace in 2013.

(LR) Offset, Quavo and Takeoff of Migos arrive at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute gala
(LR) Offset, Quavo and Takeoff of Migos arrive at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute gala

They had four Top 10 hits on the Billboard Hot 100, although Takeoff did not chart on their multi-week number one hit, Bad and Boujee, with Lil Uzi Vert.

They released a trilogy of albums titled Culture, Culture II and Culture III, with the first two reaching number one on the Billboard 200 album chart.

Takeoff and Quavo released a joint album Only Built For Infinity Links a few weeks before his death.

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