Takeoff’s accused killer, Patrick Clark, due in court Monday
More than a month after the Migos rapper was gunned down in downtown Houston, his accused killer, Patrick Xavier Clark, 33, will be making his court appearance. FOX 26’s Chelsea Edwards has more.
HOUSTON – More than a month after the Migos rapper was gunned down in downtown Houston, his accused killer, Patrick Xavier Clark, 33, will be making his court appearance.
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Takeoff’s fellow Migos member and cousin, Offset reportedly had his first performance since the murder Thursday night in Miami. Hours earlier, officers with the Houston Police Department were arresting the man they say is responsible for his death.
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Patrick Xavier Clark, 33, is charged with Migos rapper, Takeoff’s murder.
Investigators say it was Clark, who shot into a crowd of people after an augment over a “lucrative” dice game following a private party outside 810 Billiards & Bowling in downtown Houston on November 1.
BACKGROUND: Migos rapper Takeoff dead after shooting outside Houston bowling alley
Clark was arrested in the cloverleaf area of northeast Houston Thursday night on a charge of murder and spent the weekend in jail on a $2 million bond.
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FOX 26’s Sherman Desselle speaks with TMZ about the celebration of life held for Migos rapper Takeoff in Atlanta and with a retired FBI agent on if someone will eventually come forth on what happened the night of the shooting.
According to prosecutors, the 33-year-old applied for an expedited passport shortly after the shooting using an itinerary listing a flight to Mexico. They say he had the passport and a large amount of cash when he was arrested.
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The other suspect, Cameron Joshua, 22, was arrested nearly two weeks ago on a charge of unlawful carrying of a weapon.
Investigators previously stated two people fired into the crowd that night, but not confirming if Joshua was a shooter at this time.
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Police say they reconstructed the shooting to confirm ballistic evidence, relying on video surveillance and cell phone video, as officers have struggled to find witnesses to come forward.
Nurse says she tried to help Takeoff after he was shot
FOX 26’s Sherman Desselle spoke with a nurse who attempted to help Migos’ Takeoff after he was shot and killed while in Houston.
Additionally, Mayor Sylvester Turner called Takeoff, whose real name is Kirsnick Khari Ball, more than an entertainer and said it’s not too late for witnesses to assist in this case as the work continues.
“You can’t come and commit murder in this city and expect not to get caught,” he said.
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HPD is still encouraging witnesses in this ongoing investigation to not let fear keep them from coming forward as Clark makes that court appearance Monday morning.
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