American rapper Takeoff, one-third of Migos has died after an early morning shooting in Houston, TMZ reports.

Takeoff, one-third of Migos, is dead after an early morning shooting in Houston … TMZ has confirmed.

Law enforcement sources, and multiple witnesses, tell us the fatal incident went down shortly after 2:30 AM … that’s when cops got the call for a man shot at a bowling alley called 810 Billiards & Bowling Houston.

We’re told Takeoff and Quavo were there playing dice when an altercation broke out and that’s when someone opened fire, shooting Takeoff … either in the head or near his head. He was pronounced dead on the scene.

About Takeoff’

Born Kirshnik Khari Ball, Takeoff grew up with Quavo and Offset in the Georgia suburb of Lawrenceville. They formed a rap trio in 2008, amassing fans around the city including Gucci Mane, whose patronage helped elevate the group, eventually known as Migos, while its singles and mixtapes gained steam in the early 2010s.