Take O, a third of rap trio Migos, was shot dead early Tuesday morning in Houston, according to reports. He was 28 years old.
Law enforcement sources and witnesses were cited by TMZ He said the fatal shooting occurred shortly after 2:30 a.m., at which time police were called about the shooting of a man who was shot at a bowling alley called 810 Billiards & Bowling. The outlet reported that Takeoff – real name Kirshnik Khari Ball – and fellow star Migos Quavo were playing dice when some sort of melee broke out and shots were fired.
Tykov was reportedly shot in the head or near his head and eventually pronounced dead at the scene.
Graphic images purported to depict the chaos appear to show Quavo in an orange shirt crouched to the side of a man lying on the ground, surrounded by what looks like blood. The clothes the man was wearing on the floor looked identical to the outfit Take-Off was wearing Instagram story Uploaded overnight.
Quavo is said to have called for help for his wounded friend while people gathered around Takeoff.
Houston police have not yet confirmed the identity of the deceased. Early on Tuesday, the force confirmed that downtown officers responded to the shooting, as one of the victims was found “deceased on arrival,” adding later that two other victims were taken to hospital in private cars.
They said they would not release the deceased victim’s identity until his family was notified and his identity verified.
Stars Stars In good faith, Migos came out of Atlanta and appeared as dates on the national hip-hop scene for the better part of a decade. With mega-brand hits like “Bad and Boujee,” their status as music kings was perhaps best marked when Donald Glover called them the Beatles of his generation after winning a Golden Globe for his show. Atlanta in 2017.