Contrary to widespread report that Takeoff, a member of the Migos, was shot directly by an assailant over a dice game
The Migos group manager has come out to debunk the rumor, clarifying that the 28yr old rapper was killed by a stray bullet
In fact, according to eye witnesses at the scene, Takeoff was just a bystander
to all the arguments going on between Quavo and the other players
Furthermore At the scene of the shooting, which took place early on Tuesday
outside a bowling alley in downtown Houston, the 28-year-old was declared dead.
Meanwhile His management company, Quality Control Music, said: ‘It is with broken hearts and deep sadness
that we confirm the loss of our beloved brother Kirsnick Khari Ball, known to the world as Takeoff.
‘Senseless violence and a stray bullet has taken another life from this world and we are devastated.’
Migos Manager Releases Statement, Clarifies That Takeoff Was Killed By A Stray Bullet
The Grammy-nominated rapper and his uncle Quavo, 31, had attended a private party where dice games were played.
Quavo was seen in video footage arguing with a group of individuals outside the 810 Billiards & Bowling Houston as a crowd gathered.
At one point, someone in the crowd arguing with Quavo was heard saying: ‘Now listen, man – ain’t got to be disrespectful like that.’
Quavo then replies with a line about basketball, saying: ‘Y’all seen me play basketball. Don’t play like that.’
Someone can also be heard in the crowd saying: ‘Let it go, bro.’ Then seconds later gunshots were heard. Takeoff was shot in the ‘head or neck’ in the dispute.
Police further confirmed that the artist died at the scene of the incident,
and investigators have launched a manhunt for the shooter or shooters behind the attack.
Police also suspect that the attacker was at the party with Takeoff,
who Chief Troy Finner of the Houston Police Department called “extremely peaceful and loving.”
Authorities have also acknowledged that two firearms were used in the event
and claim they have “no basis to assume he was involved in anything unlawful.”