American rapper Takeoff shot dead
American rapper Kirshnik Ball aka Takeoff has been shot dead in Houston.
The member of the hip hop trio ‘Migos’ which includes Quavo and Offset, was reported to be playing dice with Quavo at the bowling alley when an altercation broke out and someone started shooting and a bullet hit Takeoff.
The incident occurred on Tuesday morning and he was pronounced dead on the scene.
The Houston Police confirmed the incident but did not give the identity of the deceased in a series of tweets.
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The police tweeted: “Downtown officers are on a shooting at 1200 Polk. One victim was found deceased upon arrival.
“Media partners, we are not releasing an identity of the deceased victim until his family is notified & ID verified by Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.
“Any updates on the incident will be posted here.”
However, TMZ confirmed that Takeoff was the deceased in the incident.
Takeoff was the youngest member of Migos. Quavo was his uncle and Offset his cousin.