A Suspect Has Been Charged With The Murder Of The Migos Rapper Takeoff

Rapper Takeoff was fatally shot by a 33-year-old man last month outside a Houston bowling alley. According to the police, Takeoff was an “innocent bystander” to the gunfire.

According to Houston Police Chief Troy Finner on Friday, Patrick Xavier Clark was taken into custody on Thursday night in a peaceful manner. The second person detained in relation to the shooting that injured two additional people is Clark.

Takeoff, who was born Kirsnick Khari Ball, was the youngest member of the Grammy-nominated Atlanta rap group Migos, which also included his uncle Quavo and cousin Offset.

On November 1, around 2:30 a.m., when about 40 people were leaving a private party at the alley, a dispute erupted. According to the police, the 28-year-old musician was one of three people who were shot outside the downtown bowling alley.

According to the police, two people opened fire during the shooting, injuring another man and a woman with non-life-threatening gunshot wounds.

At a news conference on Friday, police sergeant Michael Burrow said that the shooting happened because of a fight over a game of dice, but that Takeoff was “an innocent bystander” and not involved.

Patrick Clark: Arrest in Takeoff murder 1 month after Migos rapper shot in downtown Houston - ABC13 Houston

The arrest of Cameron Joshua in connection with the shooting was announced by the police on Wednesday. The 22-year-old was accused of illegally possessing a firearm at the scene of the shooting, but Burrow claimed that authorities now think that it was Clark’s gunfire that actually killed the rapper.

Fans and other performers, like Drake and Justin Bieber, remembered Takeoff’s music at a memorial service in Atlanta last month.

In a statement posted on Instagram, Takeoff’s record label, Quality Control, said they were sad about his death and blamed it on “senseless violence.”

2013’s “Versace,” a massive hit for Migos, marked their commercial breakthrough. They had four Billboard Hot 100 top 10 hits, but their multi-week number one hit “Bad and Boujee” with Lil Uzi Vert did not find much success.

Their “Culture,” “Culture II,” and “Culture III” trilogies of albums debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 Album Chart with the first two albums.

Just a few weeks before he passed away, Takeoff and Quavo released their joint album, “Only Built For Infinity Links.”

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