Lil Phat Dead At 19 Years Old – HipHop DX

Lil Phat passed away last night from a fatal shooting outside Northside Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia. He was 19 years old.

According to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, police identified Phat, born Melvin Vernell III, last night. A motive is unknown for the shooting, and cops are searching for “two black males … seen running from the location at the time of the shooting.”

The incident occurred last night around 6:40 p.m. in the 1001 block of Johnson Ferry Road. Phat was shot several times in a parked car on the second level of a parking deck off Hollis Cobb Drive next to the Northside Hospital Women’s Center. He was taken to the nearby hospital, but was pronounced dead shortly after.

Webbie has taken to Twitter to confirm the passing of Lil Phat.

The rapper was a member of the Trill Entertainment family alongside Webbie, Foxx, Mouse and more. With Webbie, he released Trill 4 Life in November 2010, and was featured on the Trill Entertainment compilation Trill Fam: All or Nothing.

In April 2011, Lil Phat’s name was involved was involved in a Tuscaloosa, Alabama shooting. During a Phat club concert, one of the rappers associates was arrested for attempted murder and second degree assault.

via Lil Phat Dead At 19 Years Old | Get The Latest Hip Hop News, Rap News & Hip Hop Album Sales | HipHop DX.

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