Police have arrested two people in connection with the murder of famed Migos rapper Takeoff, Houston officials said Friday.
Houston Police Chief Troy Finner said at a news conference that 33-year-old Patrick Clark was arrested on murder charges.
“Patrick Clarke was charged with murder because we could have guessed that he was the fatal shooter in this case,” said a Houston police sergeant. Michael Burrow said.
Another suspect, Cameron Joshua, was arrested on November 22 for illegal possession of a weapon, the chief said.
“He was on the scene and had a weapon,” Finner said. “He is a felon.”
News of the arrest comes a month after Kirschnik Kali Bor, professionally known as Takeoff, was arrested. Died November 1st Outside a bowling alley in downtown Houston. he was 28 years old.
Another Migos member, Takeoff, and Quavo, 31, were at a private party at 810 Billiards & Bowling, sources said. Police said a shooting occurred near the entrance after the party had ended.
take off invaded and killed According to the Harris County coroner’s report, “gunshot wounds to the head and torso to the arm.”
At a press conference on Friday, Burrow said an altercation outside a bowling alley led to the shooting following a game of dice.
“I would say Takeoff wasn’t involved in the dice game. He wasn’t involved in the altercation that happened outside,” Burrow said. “He wasn’t armed. He was an innocent bystander.”
“It was definitely the wrong place at the wrong time. There is absolutely no evidence to say anything different,” Finner added.
Police never discussed whether Clark and Joshua knew of the takeoff or whether they were invited to the private party.
Authorities say the shooting is still under investigation.
Takeoff was the youngest member of Migos, a rap trio from the suburbs of Atlanta that also included his uncle Quavo, real name Quavius Keate Marshall, cousin Offset, or Kiari Kendrell Cephas, 30. It went big until 2013, when Drake released the smash hit “Versace,” which became even more popular when he appeared on the remix.
The group had four top 10 hits on the Billboard Hot 100, but Takeoff was absent from “Bad and Boujee,” which was No. 1 for several weeks featuring Lil Uzi Vert. Migos has released his trilogy of albums called ‘Culture’, ‘Culture II’ and ‘Culture III’, with the first two of his albums reaching number one on his Billboard 200 album chart. became. Takeoff released his solo album ‘The Last Rocket’ in 2018.
Reaction of shock and devastation When news of his death broke, fans and musicians were inundated with similar voices.
Rapper Drake wrote, “We’ve all got the best memories of seeing the world together and bringing light to every city we touch.” Instagram Photo of him on stage and take off. “That’s my focus for now.”
chance the rapper shared a photo of myself with A Migos member wrote on Twitter: I will always tell you to keep God first. I wish I could see more of you on this earth.
A month before his death, Takeoff danced with Quavo at a listening party for his new album, Only Build for Infinity Links. The new album was supposed to be the next step in Take Off’s already illustrious career.
“I spoke with the takeoff mother early this morning,” Finner said on Friday. People talked about how great he was.”
Julian McShane, Antonio Planas When Char Adams contributed.