The nightclub where Takeoff lost his life has become apart of a complex legal battle. The owners of 810 Billiards and Bowling deny any responsibility for the shooting that took place on November 1, 2022.
Born Kirsnick Khari Ball, Takeoff was a member of the popular Migos. The Grammy-nominated rap trio from Atlanta changed the rap game with their electric style on and off the stage, and catchy hooks. Takeoff was at the bowling alley with his uncle Quavo; cousin Offset was not there. The 28-year old was one of three people shot outside the bowling alley.
Police arrested two suspects in connection with the shooting; 22-year-old, Cameron Joshua. He was charged with illegally having a gun at the time Takeoff was shot. Patrick Clark is the second suspect being held in police custody. Police investigators believe it was Clark's gunfire that killed Takeoff. There were about forty people leaving a private party. From video clips shared at the time party goers were hanging around after the party. There was a dice game going on that Takeoff did not participate in. The crowd reported an argument erupted and gunshots rung shortly afterwards.
Takeoff's mother Titania Davenport is suing the nightclub/ bowling alley owners. She is seeking over $1 million in damages. Davenport claims the bowling alley failed to provide adequate security for the event.
Davenports lawsuit states; "Defendants breached their duty owed to Kirsnick Khari Ball by falling to exercise ordinary care to keep the premises safe," ...The venue was rented by music executive J. Prince and family for an "after hours" event "with potentially many artist.
The suit points out the alleged negligence on the part of the defendants, claiming they “provided no screening mechanisms, no after-hour controls or security measures, and no enforcement of rules or industry standards to curb crime against their invitees.”
The owners of 810 Billiards and bowling alley deny responsibility for the shooting death of Takeoff. Their lawyer, Stephanie M. Krueger is pointing the finger at Clark and Cameron.
Krueger also involves Cameron Joshua, known in the Hip-Hop scene as Lil Cam 5th. He was arrested on November 22, 2022, on charges of felony possession of a firearm and unlawfully carrying a weapon in connection with the shooting. Krueger reiterated, “Ample evidence exists supporting a claim that Cameron Joshua’s intentional criminal actions proximately caused, in whole or in part, the damages for which Plaintiffs now seek recovery.”
Krueger argued that the accused individuals were acting independently; which relieves the owners of 810 Billiards and bowling alley. The case is on-going in court.
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