A Suspect Has Been Arrested and Charged With Takeoff's Murder

LAS VEGAS, NV - SEPTEMBER 23:  Takeoff of Migos performs onstage during the Daytime Village Presented by Capital One at the 2017 HeartRadio Music Festival at the Las Vegas Village on September 23, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  (Photo by Bryan Steffy/Getty Images for iHeartMedia)

A suspect has been arrested and charged with the homicide of Migos rapper Takeoff. Houston Police Chief Troy Finner introduced the information in a press convention on Dec. 2, revealing {that a} 33-year-old man named Patrick Xavier Clark had been arrested the night time earlier than along with the crime. Another man named Cameron Joshua was arrested for illegal carrying of a weapon.

Takeoff died on Nov. 1 at a bowling alley in Houston on the age of 28. At the press convention, Sgt. Michael Burrow supplied extra particulars on what could have occurred. “The occasion was a non-public get together, there was a profitable cube sport that went on on the occasion, there was an argument that occurred afterwards outdoors the bowling alley which led to the taking pictures,” he mentioned. “I can inform you that Takeoff was not concerned in enjoying the cube sport, he was not concerned within the argument that occurred outdoors, he was not armed. He was an harmless bystander.”

Since his loss of life, Takeoff has been broadly mourned by the music neighborhood, receiving tributes from everybody from Cardi B to SZA and Drake. His legacy was honored additional in a “Celebration of Life” occasion held in Atlanta on Nov. 11, which noticed his Migos bandmates and members of the family Offset and Quavo give speeches in his reminiscence.

“It is with damaged hearts and deep disappointment that we mourn the lack of our beloved brother Kirsnick Khari Ball, identified to the world as Takeoff,” the artist’s document label, Quality Control, mentioned in an announcement beforehand supplied to POPSUGAR. “Senseless violence and a stray bullet has taken one other life from this world and we’re devastated. Please respect his household and pals as all of us proceed to course of this monumental loss.” His household additionally requested that donations be made to their new gun violence prevention group, The Rocket Foundation, in Takeoff’s honor.

Reps for the late rapper and Cameron’s legal professional didn’t instantly reply to POPSUGAR’s request for remark concerning the arrests.

Image Source: Getty / Bryan Steffy

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