According to Billboard, Takeoffâ€™s mother Tatiana Davenport has filed a wrongful death lawsuit earlier this week agains the bowling alley venueâ€™s owners as well as the LLCs â€” 810 Billiards & Bowling, LVA4Houston Greenstreet, Lionstone Partners, Midway Companies and Cushman & Wakefield of Texas â€” all of which are connected to the location. In the lawsuit, his mother claims that the venue â€œfailed to provide proper and adequate security for the eventâ€ and that the owners are at fault as they â€œprovided no screening mechanisms, no after-hour controls or security measures, and no enforcement of rules or industry standards to deter crime against their invitees.â€
Takeoff, whose official name is Kirshnick Ball, was shot and killed due to a â€œstray bulletâ€ to the head and neck when a gunman opened fire outside the bowling alley. He was inside the venue playing a dice game around 3 a.m. ET on November 1, 2022. His mother is seeking $1 million USD in damages. The lawsuit adds, â€œDefendants breached their duty owed to Kirsnick Khari Tiquon Ball by failing to exercise ordinary care to keep the premises safe.â€ It continues to allege, â€œAs a proximate and foreseeable result of Defendantsâ€™ negligence, Kirsnick Khari Tiquon Ball sustained catastrophic personal injuries, endured conscious pain and suffering, experienced mental anguish, became aware of his impending death, wrongfully died, and suffered other damages as will be proven at trial.â€
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