In the wake of the rapper Take off‘s fatal shooting early Tuesday morning, a coroner’s report has revealed the exact cause of the Migos members’ deaths.
An autopsy on Wednesday revealed Takeoff’s real name Kirsnick ballHe died from gunshot wounds to the head and torso, WSB-TV reported. The Houston County Coroner’s Office also found bullets in his arm.
The rapper’s official cause of death was ruled homicide. According to the outlet, Takeoff was dating his group member and uncle. Quavowas attending a private party at 810 Billiards & Bowling in downtown Houston when a disagreement escalated outside.
Videos showed Quavo kneeling over his nephew after he was shot during a fight police believe broke out after the party. Police do not believe Takeoff was directly involved in the altercation.
Houston Police Chief Troy finder said his department will “find who is responsible” and is asking for the community’s help in identifying the shooter, Fox News reported. Two other people were reportedly shot dead during the shooting.
Over 40 people are believed to have witnessed the incident, which took place just after 2am on November 1st.
“Anyone with information about the shooter, let’s do justice to this family,” the Houston mayor said New Year’s Turner said.
“We will solve this case. We’ll find the shooter.”
Finner also noted the belief that Takeoff was not involved in any criminal activity leading up to the shooting.
“We have no reason to believe he was involved in anything criminal at the time,” Finner said.
Takeoff, 28, was the youngest member of the Migos alongside his uncle Quavo, 31, (Quavious Keyate Marshall,) and offset, 30, (Kiari Kephus), Quavo’s cousin. It was reported that the group of family members grew up in the same household in Lawrenceville, Georgia.
Takeoff is credited with motivating Quavo to take up rapping and start a rap group. The trio would go on to become rap superstars, earning two Grammy Award nominations and chart-topping hits like Bad and Boujee and Hannah Montana.
After Takeoff’s death, Migos’ record label Quality Control released a statement condemning the violence.
“Senseless violence and a stray bullet have taken another life from this world and we are devastated,” the statement said.
“Please respect his family and friends as we all continue to process this monumental loss.”