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Rapper Takeoff Killed in Houston Shooting

HeadlineNov 02, 2022

In Houston, Texas, 28-year-old rapper Takeoff was killed early Tuesday in a shooting outside of a bowling alley. His record label said he was the victim of a stray bullet. Takeoff, born Kirshnik Khari Ball, was one-third of Atlanta-based supergroup Migos, known for such hits as “Versace” and “Bad and Boujee.” There have been over 370 homicides in Houston in 2022; early data suggests over 80% of these involved guns.

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