Takeoff, who was one third of the platinum-selling rap group Migos

as shot and killed early Tuesday in Houston, Texas, a source close to the group confirmed

He was 28.

Houston police say they responded to the scene of a shooting in downtown

Houston at a bowling and pool hall around 2:30 a.m. local time.

One person was found dead, according to a tweet from the department.

Two other victims were taken in private vehicles to hospitals, police said.

According to authorities, police were informed that a private party had been held at

the venue prior to the shooting. An investigation is ongoing.

Born in Lawrenceville, Georgia, Takeoff began performing with his uncle and fellow rapper Quavo

along with Offset, as Migos in 2008. The trio found fame with their 2013 single, “Versace.”