Rapper Takeoff of Migos was killed in an early morning shooting in Houston, according to gossip site TMZ. The gossip site reports that law enforcement sources, and multiple witnesses, say that the fatal incident occurred shortly after 2:30 AM when police got the call for a man shot at a bowling alley called 810 Billiards & Bowling Houston.
They report that Migos rapper Quavo was on the scene, but was unhurt. However, two other people were shot. Both were taken to a local hospital. Neither person was identified by TMZ, and the nature of their injuries was not reported on in the article.
TMZ reports that Takeoff and Quavo were there playing dice when an altercation broke out and that’s when someone opened fire, shooting Takeoff. They report that he was shot “either in the head or near to his head.” They say that he was pronounced dead on the scene. Takeoff’s real name was Kirshnik Khari Ball, and he was 28 years old.