Takeoff’s Alleged Killer Indicted for Murder

Patrick Clark Indicted in Shooting Death of Migos Rapper

Migos rapper Takeoff’s alleged killer has been indicted. A Texas grand jury indicted Patrick Clark on homicide expenses of the taking pictures dying of Takeoff. The rapper, born Kirsnick Khari Ball, was fatally shot on Nov. 1, 2022, after attending a personal social gathering at a Houston bowling alley. Takeoff was 28.

Clark was indicted by a Harris County grand jury Thursday, the Harris County District Legal professional’s Workplace advised KHOU-11. He was arrested for Takeoff’s dying throughout a visitors cease on Dec. 1 by the Houston Police Division’s gang division. He was present in possession of a gun, nevertheless it was not the one used within the taking pictures of Takeoff. Clark’s bond was initially set at $2 million, nevertheless it was later decreased to $1 million after protection attorneys argued it was extreme. He posted bond on Jan. 4 and was launched from custody.

The occasions that led to Takeoff’s dying started outdoors the 810 Billiards and Bowling venue started when Takeoff’s uncle and fellow Migos member Quavo argued with two males he performed in a cube sport, in response to the warrant KHOU-11 reviewed. One of many males was recognized as Cameron Joshua, who faces a weapons cost. The battle turned bodily, and one of many two males started taking pictures. This man was Clark, in response to police.

Clark was allegedly seen on video pulling out a gun and taking pictures a number of occasions with a wine bottle in his different hand, police mentioned. Clark then ran to the close by Home of Blues to drop off the wine bottle earlier than returning to the bowling alley. Police mentioned fingerprints discovered on the bottle matched Clark’s. Investigators consider forensic proof proves Clark was the one one that may have shot Takeoff, based mostly on the place they had been standing. Takeoff was shot within the again and within the head.

Clark’s legal professional, Carl Moore, later advised TMZ that the indictment is unsurprising. “Immediately’s motion by the grand jury shouldn’t be sudden,” Moore mentioned. “We’d ask individuals to do not forget that getting an indictment requires assembly a really, very minimal customary of proof. After we get inside a courtroom and in entrance of a jury, the place we will placed on our proof and cross-examine the state’s witnesses- the place the usual of proof is guilt past an affordable doubt- we count on the jury will come again with a verdict of not responsible.”

Takeoff was one-third of the rap trio Migos, together with Quavo and his cousin, Offset. He additionally launched a solo album, The Final Rocket (2018). Weeks earlier than his dying, Takeoff and Quavo launched Solely Constructed for Infinity Hyperlinks because the duo Unc & Phew. Takeoff’s Celebration of Life was held at State Farm Enviornment in Atlanta, with Justin Bieber, Cardi B, Offset, Quavo, and different artists performing. The rapper’s household requested attendees not take images or movies through the occasion.