Takeoff was a part of the rap group Migos.
Patrick Xavier Clark, 33, and his attorney appeared before a judge in Houston for a preliminary court hearing more than a month after TakeOff was shot and died. Clark requested a court-appointed attorney and identified himself as a self-employed DJ with no income in a court document
The night TakeOff was slain, Clark was allegedly seen on surveillance footage shooting a revolver while holding a wine bottle outside the 810 Billiards and Bowling Alley. According to the prosecution, a different camera captured him close up with the gun before making off in a car.Clark’s bond was set at $2 million at a prior court proceeding after the prosecution painted him as a flight risk. When he was detained, according to the police, he had a passport and a sizable sum of cash on him. According to court records, Clark resisted giving information about the shooting when he was arrested.
If Clark is released on bail, he will be subject to a string of restrictions, such as a 24-hour house arrest, an electronic monitor, a ban on possessing any weapons or intoxicating substances, and no contact with the victim’s family or the Prince family. Another man Cameron Joshua A.K.A Lil Cam was also arrested in connection with the shooting, he is facing firearm charges.
Along with Quavo and Offset, TakeOff, whose real name was Kirsnick Khari Ball, was a member of the group Migos. When bullets were fired outside 810 Billiards and Bowling Alley, Takeoff and Quavo were at a private party along with roughly 40 other guests. Shots were fired shortly after 2:30 a.m., and TakeOff was struck and killed outside the bowling alley’s doors. A 23-year-old man and a 24-year-old woman were also shot, according to the police. They traveled by car to hospitals with minor wounds.