Takeoff shooting – latest: Migos rapper’s coroner’s report reveals new details of death as Offset pays tribute
Migos: Last Instagram Story of Take Off Before Fatal Shooting
Takeoff, member of the rap trio Migoswas killed on Tuesday (November 1st) in Houston, Texas.
The rapper – full name Kirshnik Khari Ball – was 28 years old.
Officers were called around 2:34 a.m. local time (7:34 GMT) to a shooting outside 810 Billiards and Bowling Alley in downtown Houston, where a private party of about 40 people was being held.
Takeoff and fellow Migos member Quavo were in attendance. Quavo – real name Quavious Keyate Marshall – was not injured in the altercation. The third member of Migos, Offset, was not present.
An argument ensued, allegedly over a dice game, and shots were fired, causing many people to flee the scene in panic.
Takeoff was pronounced dead at the scene. Police did not name the victim at the time, but identified him as a black man in his 20s. Takeoff’s representatives were the first to confirm his death, followed shortly by a police report.
His death was mourned by industry figures and fans alike, with tributes pouring in on social media for the late rapper.
Celebrities including James Corden, Drake, SZA, Outkast and Khloé Kardashian shared posts remembering the rapper.
So far, no suspects have been arrested with Houston Police Chief Troy Finner calling witnesses to “deal” with information about the shooting.
The police, as well as the rapper’s fans, have called on others to remove graphic videos of the incident circulating online.
Where is Quavo after the death of fellow Migos rapper Takeoff?
Following the news of Takeoff’s tragic death, concerned fans have been wondering about the status of his bandmate The Migos and uncle Quavo, who was present during the fatal incident.
According to Houston police, Quavo, who was present at the time of the incident, and Takeoff were at a private party before the fatal shooting.
In a subsequent update, police tweeted: “Two other victims taken by private vehicles to hospitals.”
At a press conference later on Tuesday (1 November), the police chief said a 23-year-old man and a 24-year-old woman had been taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries following the incident.
The news seemingly confirms that Quavo, 31, is not among the injured, but his status remains unknown.
Peony Hirwani3 November 2022 06:45
LeBron James changes his Instagram profile picture to a picture of Takeoff
American basketball player LeBron James paid tribute to Takeoff by changing his Instagram profile picture to that of the late rapper.
Peony Hirwani3 November 2022 06:11
A photo of Takeoff and Quavo as kids goes viral
A photo of Takeoff and Quavo as children has gone viral on social media.
Peony Hirwani3 November 2022 05:45
Jaden Smith and Denzel Curry pay tribute to Takeoff
Jaden Smith and Denzel Curry paid tribute to Takeoff.
“Takeoff doesn’t deserve it,” Curry tweeted on Wednesday (Nov. 2).
Smith added: “Rest in peace Takeoff, this S*** is sad as fuck.”
Peony Hirwani3 November 2022 05:25
Offset changes his Instagram profile picture to a picture of Takeoff
Offset paid a subtle tribute to his late colleague Takeoff after the rapper was shot and killed in Houston, Texas on Monday.
While Offset has yet to verbally comment on his friend’s death, the rapper changed his Instagram profile picture to Takeoff’s face on Wednesday (November 2).
Peony Hirwani3 November 2022 04:39
Takeoff’s cause of death was officially ruled a homicide
In the coroner’s report that the media received on Wednesday (November 2), the Migos star’s cause of death was officially declared a homicide.
An autopsy revealed that Takeoff had been shot multiple times and confirmed the cause of death as “a penetrating gunshot wound.”
Tom Murray3 November 2022 02:30
Desiigner had a very emotional reaction to Takeoff’s death
New York rapper Desiigner broke down in tears on Instagram Live after learning of Takeoff’s death.
The “Panda” artist has vowed to quit rap music forever over the murder, which happened at a private party in Houston, Texas.
“Why? Why the hell are we doing this?” Desiigner yelled during the video.
Tom Murray3 November 2022 01:29
A video of Quavo and Offset calling Takeoff ‘the best’ Migo resurfaces
A 2018 Migos Beats Radio interview has resurfaced following Takeoff’s death.
In it, Quavo and Offset agree that Takeoff is the “best” member of the rap trio and is the most rated in their hometown of Atlanta.
Tom Murray3 November 2022 00:31
Four years ago today, Takeoff’s only solo studio album was released
Takeoff’s only studio album The last rocket was released four years ago today, RapTV noted on Twitter.
The release of the album made Takeoff the second member of Migos to release a solo album, after Quavo’s Quavo Huncho, which came out a month earlier.
The last rocket met with widespread critical acclaim and debuted at number four on the US Billboard 200 chart.
Tom Murray2 November 2022 23:33
50 Cent says he paid tribute to Takeoff at a trade show in Finland
50 Cent has become the latest rapper to pay tribute to Takeoff.
The “In Da Club” artist tweeted a clip from his concert in Finland on Wednesday.
The photo shows Takeoff’s face projected on various screens around the stage.
“I paid tribute to Takeoff last night in Finland, he was fired up,” 50 Cent tweeted. “GLG. GreenLightGang. [World] tour let’s get it!”
Tom Murray2 November 2022 22:54
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