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Video shows star boxer Shakur Stevenson standing next to rapper Takeoff moments before Takeoff was shot Tuesday morning in Houston.

The rapper, who was part of the Migos group, was killed in front of a bowling alley.

The video appears to show fellow Migos member Quavo, Takeoff’s uncle, in an argument over basketball. Shortly after, gunshots can be heard as a crowd disperses in different directions. It is at the beginning of the video that the boxer is seen next to Takeoff.

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Shakur Stevenson walks into the ring before his WBC and WBO Junior Championship fight with Robson Conceição at the Prudential Center on September 23, 2023 in Newark, NJ

Shakur Stevenson walks into the ring before his WBC and WBO Junior Championship fight with Robson Conceição at the Prudential Center on September 23, 2023 in Newark, NJ
(Mikey Williams/Top Rank Inc via Getty Images)

The Houston Police Department confirmed at a press conference that the man killed was Takeoff, whose real name was Kirshnik Khari Ball.

Unverified reports on social media claimed the shooting was linked to a dispute over a dice game.

Houston police officials are asking for help in identifying the suspects in the Takeoff Tuesday murder.  The Migos rapper has died aged 28.

Houston police officials are asking for help in identifying the suspects in the Takeoff Tuesday murder. The Migos rapper has died aged 28.
(Shirlaine Forest)

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Stevenson was born in Newark, New Jersey, but recently moved to Houston.

Takeoff, of the Migos trio, was fatally shot in Houston on Tuesday, officials say.

Takeoff, of the Migos trio, was fatally shot in Houston on Tuesday, officials say.
(Scott Dudelson)

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Stevenson is 19-0 in his professional career, recently beating Robson Conceição in his hometown at the Prudential Center. Stevenson entered the fight as the reigning WBC and WBO super featherweight champion, but was stripped of the titles before the fight after losing weight.

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