According to reports, Migos member Takeoff died early this morning in Houston. The Atlanta-bred rap star born Kirshnik Khari Ball was 28 years old.
TMZ broke the news of Takeoff’s death on Tuesday, November 1. Apparently, the Georgia-raised entertainer became the fatal victim of a shooting around 2:30 am local time.
KHOU also covered the incident. The Houston-area TV station’s website ran an article citing police confirmation that Takeoff and fellow Migos member Quavo attended a private party in the area before the shooting.
While law enforcement would not release the name of the victim, KHOU reports that police did confirm a man was shot in the head or neck. Takeoff was apparently announced dead at the scene.
Two other victims were said to be taken to hospitals in private vehicles. Quavo was not injured, according to reports. Homicide investigators did arrive at the 810 Billiards & Bowling location in Houston.
Takeoff and Quavo recently dropped their collaborative album Only Built for Infinity Links on October 7. Prior to that release, the Migos trio with Offset put out three installments of the Culture album series.
Additionally, Takeoff presented his debut studio LP, The Last Rocket in 2018. Two years earlier, Migos scored a #1 single on the Billboard Hot 100 chart with the 4x-Platinum hit “Bad and Boujee” featuring Lil Uzi Vert.