Man Arrested For Fatally Shooting Takeoff

Houston police have introduced the arrest of the person accused of murdering Migos rapper Takeoff, who was fatally shot final month.

Patrick Xavier Clark was arrested in his residence in Houston Thursday night, the Houston Police Division introduced, in keeping with WXIA. Police mentioned the 33-year-old’s apprehension unfolded peacefully, in keeping with the Related Press.

On Nov. 1, 28-year-old Takeoff was one in every of three individuals who suffered gunshot wounds outdoors a downtown Houston bowling alley round 2:30 a.m, with two others sustaining non-life-threatening accidents. As well as, it’s believed at the least two individuals opened fireplace in the course of the incident. Police mentioned the investigation remains to be ongoing and that it’s potential for extra arrests to happen.

Takeoff, who was born Kirsnick Khari Ball in Atlanta, died from gunshot wounds to the top and torso, the Houston County Coroner’s workplace mentioned of their report, in keeping with WSB.

Although the capturing was believed to have escalated from an argument associated to a high-stakes cube recreation, Takeoff was described as an “harmless bystander” in relation to the incident. As HPD Sgt. Michael Burrow defined (by way of KHOU),

“I can let you know Takeoff was not concerned in taking part in the cube recreation, he was not concerned within the argument that occurred outdoors, he was not armed, he was an harmless bystander.” He added that police are nonetheless hoping that the 30 individuals who witnessed the capturing on the time — however haven’t given an announcement but — will “come ahead.”

HPD Chief Troy Finner additionally mentioned that authorities notified Takeoff’s mom Friday morning {that a} suspect in her son’s demise was now in custody.

“We misplaced a great man. All people, the a whole lot of folks that I talked to spoke of what an important particular person he was,” Finner mentioned.

Takeoff’s uncle, Quavo, who can also be a member of Migos, was current in the course of the capturing and may very well be seen in pictures kneeling over him after he was shot.

A public memorial was held in Atlanta’s State Farm Area on Nov. 11, which was attended by well-known names akin to Justin Bieber, Chloe Bailey, Drake, the remaining members of Migos, and Atlanta Mayor Andre Dickens.