Take offone of the three members of the rap trio Migosso tragic shoot and kill during a shooting at a private event in Houston, Tex. on November 1, 2022. During a press conference held that afternoon, Mayor of Houston Sylvester Turner expressed high hopes that there would be a positive ending to the ongoing hunt for Takeoff’s killer. “We will deal with this case. We will find the shooter or the shooters,” he said.
Mayor Sylvester Turner with Sheriff Troy Finner announced to the media the fatal shooting of the rap artist at 1199 San Jacinto Street at approximately 2:30 a.m. on November 1. https://t.co/eq9nDdp1Kw
– Houston Police (@houstonpolice) November 1, 2022
He also took a moment to offer his condolences to those affected by the sudden passing of hit member “Versace”, who was 28 years old when he was murdered. “I want to send my condolences to Takeoff’s mother, to all members of Takeoff’s family, to family and friends,” he said. “It doesn’t matter how famous you are. … Anyone who loses their life is a life lost and family members and friends are grieving as a result. “
Sylvester speaks after Houston Sgt. Michael Arrington urge people to submit any relevant advice. “We are looking for any information at this time,” he said. “We know the media has received a lot of phone calls, text messages, tweets, vines, videos. We need you all to send those to us so we can sort this out. “
Speaking directly about the death of the late Grammy-nominated rapper, Michael added: “We want justice for this family. They are going through a lot right now and the only thing we can do is hope that you will contact and support us in any way to give evidence that will help us arrest and charge and arrest the person responsible for Takeoff’s death. “
Michael also confirmed that Takeoff was pronounced dead at the scene at 1199 San Jacinto St., Houston after police responded to a call around 2:30 a.m. The shooting was caused by a “disagreement” between “a large group of people gathered in the front door area just outside the building.”
A 23-year-old man and a 24-year-old woman were also injured in the shooting and examined themselves at a local hospital with “non-life threatening injuries”. Michael revealed individuals have contacted police to help with the investigation and asked anyone who was there during the shooting to contact Houston’s Homicide Division.
After news of Takeoff’s death, fans and other celebrities used social media to express their condolences to Takeoff’s family and remember him as a talented rapper living in Atlanta. Gucci Manewho was featured on Migos ‘2018 Culture II album, posted a image of Take Off Instagram and wrote, “This breaks my heart… Rest in peace.” Chloe Baileywho will play Ariel in the live-action remake of Little Mermaidshared her thoughts on Twitter. “RIP Take Off my heart is broken, “singer Written with three broken heart emojis. Actress Keke Palmer called the news “horrible” in a Instagram parcel. “From the tragedy of death to the tragedy of having a video of it online. It’s all just tragedy and I’m so sorry for his whole family and all that he’s touched. Really terrible,” she added.