A Texas grand jury has indicted Patrick Clark, the person accused of capturing rapper Takeoff, on homicide expenses, KHOU reported Thursday after affirmation from the Harris County District Lawyer’s Workplace.
Takeoff, of the rap trio Migos alongside Quavo and Offset, died Nov. 1, after he was shot at a bowling alley in Houston. He was with Quavo — who was unhurt within the capturing — on the time of his loss of life.
Clark was arrested based mostly on reviewed video proof of the capturing exterior the bowling alley that confirmed he was the one individual whose bodily positioning aligned with the angle at which Takeoff was struck earlier than collapsing to the bottom. Clark was holding a wine bottle on the time of the incident and left it on the crime scene, which allowed authorities to match his fingerprints. After Clark was arrested on the identical night time of Takeoff’s killing and charged with homicide, he was launched on a $1 million bond in January.
An lawyer representing Clark informed KHOU that the indictment was not surprising on account of a “minimal commonplace of proof.”
“We might ask folks to do not forget that getting an indictment requires assembly a really, very minimal commonplace of proof,” mentioned his lawyer. “Once we get inside a courtroom and in entrance of a jury, the place we will placed on our proof and cross-examine the state’s witnesses — the place the usual of proof is guilt past cheap doubt — we anticipate the jury will come again with a verdict of not responsible.”
Throughout a latest interview with Selection, Offset defined why he’s discovered it simpler to deal with Takeoff’s loss of life by shutting down.
“It’s arduous for me to speak about shit proper now. I’ve by no means talked about these things. Significantly. Speaking about Take is tough, man. Speaking about all this shit is tough,” Offset shared. “That’s why I don’t, to be sincere. That shit hurts. Like, it’s gonna put me in a temper, and I don’t wish to get in that temper. Some issues I don’t by no means inform no one. He’s not right here. That shit feels faux, bro. I get by my day pondering it’s faux. And I don’t say nothing to no one about it.”
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