A suspect within the homicide of Migos rapper Takeoff has been arrested and charged, per CNN. Patrick Clark, 33, who is thought round Houston as an area DJ below the identify DJ Pat, was apprehended on December 1.
Michael Burrow, a sergeant with the Houston Police Division, advised the press that Takeoff was “an harmless bystander” within the deadly taking pictures, which befell November 1 outdoors of a bowling alley. Burrow detailed that Takeoff and Quavo have been attending a personal occasion and that “a profitable cube sport” was happening when the bullets have been fired. In accordance with Houston’s ABC 13, Burrow mentioned Takeoff was neither taking part within the cube sport nor was he armed on the time. There have been reportedly over 30 individuals current when the taking pictures occurred, however all of them fled the scene earlier than police arrived, leaving the authorities to depend on “a big quantity of video surveillance” from sources like cellphone digital camera movies as they tried to trace down the bystanders.
In a press convention after the taking pictures, Houston Police Chief Troy Finner requested unity and help from the rap world, saying, “Generally the hip-hop neighborhood will get a nasty identify. All of us want to face collectively and ensure no person tears down that business.”
Clark is the second individual arrested in reference to Takeoff’s dying. One other man, Cameron Joshua, was arrested November 22 on felony gun expenses after being seen within the grisly video of the taking pictures. In accordance with KHOU 11, Joshua shouldn’t be being charged for homicide or for firing the weapon, and doesn’t seem like a direct suspect in Takeoff’s killing.
On December 1, Offset carried out in Miami, marking his first time rapping stay since Takeoff’s dying. His spouse Cardi B was there supporting him, and he advised the gathered crowd that he was performing “for my brother, for Takeoff.”
Takeoff was 28, and launched the album Solely Constructed for Infinity Hyperlinks with Quavo only a few weeks earlier than his dying. His first posthumous verse seems on Metro Boomin’s Heroes & Villains, launched December 2.