Rapper Takeoff
Houston Police Make Arrest In Fatal Shooting Of Migos Rapper Takeoff Photo by Miikka Skaffari/WireImage

Houston Police Chief Troy Finner announced Friday that a 33-year-old man was arrested and charged with murder in connection with rapper Takeoff’s fatal shooting.

On Thursday evening, Patrick Xavier Clark was arrested on the east side of Houston, reported CNN.

Last month, 22-year-old Cameron Joshua was arrested and charged with the unlawful carrying of a weapon. Commenting on Joshua's connection to the case, Finner said that he was at the scene and was “in possession of a weapon (and) he’s a felon."

Takeoff was 28 when he was shot and killed on Nov. 1 after a private event. He was a member of the platinum-selling rap group Migos, which also consists of his uncle Quavo and cousin Offset.

A motion was filed on Friday, and prosecutors in Harris County requested a $1 million bond for Clark in it. They argued that he should be considered a “flight risk.” Soon after Takeoff was killed, Clark allegedly applied for an expedited passport. He received it immediately before his arrest, as per the motion. The court document added that when he was arrested, he had a “large amount of cash money."

Several other requests were made by prosecutors. The list included that Clark surrender “any and all passports, visas, or other travel documents." They also want him to be barred from leaving the immediate vicinity of Harris County and be subject to a curfew.

The shooting happened outside a private party which involved a "lucrative dice game," said Michael Burrow, a sergeant with the Homicide Division. An altercation unfolded outside, which led to the shooting, and Takeoff, who was unarmed, was not involved with the dice game or the shooting, reported USA Today. Burrow said that the rapper "was an innocent bystander."

During the press conference, Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner paid tribute to Takeoff. Turner said that he "was more than an entertainer," and that he was a "son, a brother, a cousin, and a friend, and a mentor to those in the music industry." Turner shared that he was glad that they were able to identify and arrest a suspect in the case, and that this is "a significant step toward seeking justice," reported Business Insider.

Rapper Takeoff
Late Migos rapper Takeoff's funeral is set for this coming Friday and the homegoing will be big. Photo by Paras Griffin/Getty Images

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