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Tuesday, November 1, 2022

TMZ shows the moments leading up to the shooting that claimed TakeOff’s life

TMZ shows the moments leading up to the shooting that claimed TakeOff’s life. Quavo was arguing with someone about basketball, and Takeoff is a few feet behind him. After Quavo begins to walk away, more than 10 shots were fired.

Houston Police Chief Troy Finner joined Mayor Sylvester Turner and members of the HPD Homicide Department for an afternoon press conference addressing the killing of Migos member Takeoff at 810 Billiards & Bowling early Tuesday morning.

"Let me speak to the human element first before we do anything," Finner said to media gathered for the conference. "I spoke to this young man’s mother just an hour ago. I want everyone to understand the pain and suffering of a mother."

"I'm calling on everybody in the hip-hop nation, we got to police ourselves," Finner said, adding that he wants to meet with members of the Houston hip-hop community in the coming week about preventing future violence. 

Finner turned the conference over to Houston Police Sergeant Michael Arrington, who confirmed the incident had occurred after a private event that took place at 810 Billiards & Bowling. 

"Employees notified us of an incident after the party had ended," Arrington said. "A large gathering of about 40 individuals gathered outside the building...an argument broke out, and a shooting took place as a result of that argument."

Houston Police Chief calls on the hip-hop community in and outside of Houston to come together and enact change following Takeoff's death.

Takeoff's manager just broke his silence on the rapper's shooting death, suggesting Takeoff was killed by a stray bullet.
The Migos rapper's rep released a statement late Tuesday on social media, saying ... "Senseless violence and a stray bullet has taken another life from this world and we are devastated."

TMZ Hip Hop obtained this video of the showdown around 2:30 AM -- you can see and hear Quavo arguing with someone, and Takeoff is a few feet behind him. There's a discussion about playing basketball, and someone -- possibly Quavo -- says "I don't get down like that!"

Members of the Houston Police Department held a press conference Tuesday afternoon and revealed a 23-year-old male and a 24-year-old female were also hit, and went to a hospital for treatment. Cops say most of the witnesses to the shooting fled the scene, and they're asking them to come forward with information about what happened.


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