Migos rapper Takeoff, who was killed outdoors a Houston, Texas, bowling alley, died from “penetrating gunshot wounds of head and torso into arm” at 2:30 a.m. Tuesday, in line with a preliminary post-mortem report by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences reviewed by the Los Angeles Times.
Takeoff, whose actual title was Kirshnik Khari Ball, was at a personal get together at 810 Billiards & Bowling along with his uncle, fellow Migos member Quavo, when gunshots rang out. Takeoff was the only one fatally shot, however two of the 40 attendees suffered non-life-threatening wounds, The Associated Press reported.
Houston Police Chief Troy Finner mentioned in a information convention Tuesday that at the very least two shooters have been accountable. He announced authorities already had several leads but implored witnesses to come forward and supply investigators with statements or footage of the taking pictures.
“Let me simply ask … that anybody who has info on the shooter or shooters to supply that info to the HPD and allow us to clear up this example,” Mayor Sylvester Turner added in the course of the information convention. “Allow us to carry justice to this household.”
At 28, Takeoff was the youngest member of the Grammy Award-winning trio. He and Quavo fashioned Migos with fellow rapper Offset in 2011 after rising up in the identical Lawrenceville, Georgia, family collectively, according to The New York Times.
Takeoff was publicly mourned on social media by his business friends after his dying.
“Mindless violence and a stray bullet has taken one other life from this world and we’re devastated,” his report label, High quality Management, said in an Instagram statement, although police haven’t confirmed whether or not it was a stray. “Please respect his household and mates as all of us proceed to course of this monumental loss.”