The American rapper Takeoff, from the group Migos, has been shot dead in Houston, Texas, according to local reports.
The American rapper Takeoff has been shot dead in Houston, Texas, according to local reports.
Takeoff, real name Kirshnik Khari Ball, was one third of rap trio Migos alongside his uncle, Quavo and cousin once removed, Offset.
Multiple sources are alleging the shooting broke out over a dice game at a bowling alley.
Photos posted to social media showed Takeoff wearing a white shirt with black pants earlier in the night.
A video of the aftermath showed a man matching the description of the rapper lying motionless on the ground.
TMZ reported Takeoff was shot in the head shortly after 2:30am local time.
Graphic images showed uncle Quavo kneeling over his body shouting for help.
Photos posted to social media showed Takeoff at the bowling alley earlier in the night.