Houston Police Chief Troy Finner held a press convention to report {that a} man has been arrested in connection with the homicide of Takeoff, a rapper from the Migos trio who was shot and killed outside a business on Nov. 1 at the age of 28.

Finner mentioned Patrick Xavier Clark, 33, who was arrested east of Houston on Thursday evening, is in custody. Another man allegedly related to the crime, Cameron Joshua, 22, was arrested final month and charged with illegal carrying of a weapon.

The homicide investigation continues

“We misplaced a very good man,” Finner mentioned. “I did not have the pleasure of realizing him but everybody, the lots of of individuals I’ve talked to, talked about what an ideal particular person he was.

Houston Police Chief reveals Takeoff’s killer continues to be at massive, search ongoing

For his half, Michael Burrow, of the Houston Police Department’s murder division, reported that regardless of having arrested the particular person accountable, the investigation into the case remains open, as it’s identified that Takeoff was an “harmless bystander.”

“The occasion was a non-public get together, there was a profitable cube sport that passed off at the occasion, there was an argument that occurred afterward exterior the bowling alley, which led to the capturing,” Burrow mentioned.

The perpetrator in the capturing was not concerned in the cube sport or the argument and was not armed, Burrow mentioned.

They are monitoring all witnesses

Houston police are nonetheless engaged on the case, as they wish to discover and speak to the greater than 30 individuals who have been exterior the venue when the capturing in which the rapper died occurred.

“Literally each a kind of folks left the scene with out giving a press release to police,” he mentioned. “We discovered a few of them that evening, we have discovered others since then, but it is essential that these folks come ahead.”

Burrow added that it was by means of surveillance video, cellphone video, audio, bodily and ballistic proof that they have been capable of conclude that Clark was accountable.

“Through that, we have been capable of deduce that Patrick Clark is the deadly shooter in the case,” he concluded.

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