28-year-old American rapper, Kirshnik Khari Ball, known professionally as Takeoff has reportedly been shot dead in Houston.

Quavo (L), Offset (M), Takeoff (R)

According to reports, he was shot over a game of dice at a club in Houston. It was gathered that the deadly shooting occurred last night in the 1200block of Polk Street in the downtown side of Houston.

At least a dozen law enforcement agencies responded to the scene of the incident, Iharare reports.

According to the report, arriving officers located two individuals suffering from multiple gunshot wounds at the scene. The two victims were transported to an area hospital where one was confirmed dead and the second in critical condition

The deceased victim was later identified as American rapper Takeoff.

Houston police confirmed the incident in a statement shared on their official twitter page.