Rapper Lil Phat Shot to Death in Hospital Parking Lot


Rapper Lil Phat Shot to Death in Hospital Parking Lot


His lifeless body was found inside a vehicle near the Northside Hospital, Atlanta where he was later pronounced dead.

Bullets took the life of an Atlanta rapper Lil Phat who was best known for his appearance on the 2008 hit "Independent" by Webbie and Lil Boosie. He was gunned down in the parking lot of a Georgia hospital on late Thursday, June 7.

The 19-year-old rapper, whose real name is Melvin Vernell III, was visiting a patient at the Northside Hospital in Sandy Springs north of Atlanta. According to witnesses, at around 6:40 P.M. two black men approached Lil Phat inside a vehicle, put bullets in him and took off. One of the gunmen was short and wearing red while the other was tall and wearing black.

Hospital staff admitted to hearing gunshots. State Sen. Charlie Bethel happened to be at the hospital at the time. "As we arrived, there was a disturbance in the parking lot," he told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. "Another family said that as they were beginning to leave, they heard shots and were hurried back into the hospital."

Police are still investigating the motive and hunting the two black males.

Meanwhile, condolences are pouring from Lil Phat's celebrity friends. "RIP TO MY LIL BROTHER PHAT! LIFE SO F**KED UP! TRILL4LIFE," Webbie tweeted. Bobby V wrote, "i know my trill fam niggas, they gone ride for me" #RIPLilPhat #Trill4Life” Rip 2 d homey Lil phatt life is short".

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    MINISTER K.G WILSON
    Oct 26, 2012

    ATLEAST HE MADE IT TO 19, TERRELL MAYES WAS ONLY 3YRS OLD SHOT AND KILLED, NIZZEL BANKS WAS ONLY 5YRS OLD SHOT AND KILLED ! THIS IS HORRIBLE HOW MANY MORE OF OUR YOUNG BLACK BROTAS, DO WE HAVE TO LOSE, BEFORE SOME BODY ,STANDS WITH ME AND CONTINUE TO SAY" STOP THE KILLING OF OUR OWN PEOPLE !!!!!

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    lil chuckie
    Oct 06, 2012

    man dats fcked up i looked up to him

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    teedyb
    Aug 09, 2012

    man not lil phat this a f**cked up world man whoeva killed hym goin get they issue r.i.p lil phat TRILL FAM FOREVA

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    chocolate105
    Jul 24, 2012

    WHOEVER 11KP16 IS U A SUCKA ASS NIGGA FO SAYN WHAT U SAID BOUT LIL PHAT. YOFAM COULD b SCRAPPN YO BODY UP NEXT KEEP TALKN DAT B.S. IS U MAD U WASN'T GETTN PAID?SHIT U CAN'T EVEN SPELL HOW U GONE GET PAID! MUCH LUV&RESPECT LIL PHAT R.I.PPHATTY! ONE LUV TO MY TRILL FAM

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    BADBYTCH
    Jun 14, 2012

    R.I.P LIL PHAT!

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    Flo richards samlove
    Jun 13, 2012

    That's f***ed up... R.I.P Lil Phat

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    Golden1
    Jun 11, 2012

    Some of you need to seriously go get a dictionary d@mn!'Him' is spelled H-I-M, not "hym"! And stop killing your fool selves with all these guns! You have no one to blame for that but yourselves! Using a gun to kill a man is a PUNK move anyway! It proves that you can't use your hands to box!

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    Rayray
    Jun 11, 2012

    Rip 2 da trill fam yungin lil may God bless u and yo family love from a savage from shreveport out da dirty boot

  •  
    ChrissyFbaby
    Jun 11, 2012

    *He's From Louisiana, R.I.P LIL PHAT

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    sweetestdollarbillgi
    Jun 11, 2012

    DAMN REALLY PHAT CANT BELIEVE IT MI HEART GOES OUT TO HIS FAM N TRILL FAM BUT PHAT STILL WIT US NO MATTER WAT GONE CONTINUE TO BE MI RING TONE N DAT NIGGA BELIEVE DAT N IF U AINT GOT NOTHIN POSITIVE TO SAY DONT SAY NOTHIN AT ALL #RIP PHAT

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    Jmillions13
    Jun 10, 2012

    Man Fuck these Pussy ass Niggas these day who want to handle beef with guns them bitches took a real nigga out that they gone live for for the rest of their life

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    Taz_4\'s up
    Jun 10, 2012

    Man Rest In Peace Homey, even though i don't know you. Man life is mess up, I was just listen to your song the night before but now u is gone.Man i pray for your family and Trill E.N.T. Webbie and Boosie is gonna ride for you doe.But God does every thang for an Reason. Why they had to take your life, you was only 19.

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    Slimmtexas
    Jun 09, 2012

    Real gangstas dnt see 25 that's wut I was told.. -Boosie

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    SHOESHINEG
    Jun 09, 2012

    DAMN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I CNT FUCKN BELIEVE IT!!!!!!!!! U PUSSI ASS NIGGAZ WHAT THE FUK IZ WRONG WIT DEEZ NI99AS NOT LIL PHAT!!!!!!! OMG DEY KILLN ALL DA REAL NIGGAZ OFF!!! R.I.P. MY NIGGA U REST N PARADISE NIGGA U WAS A REAL NIGGA 1000 DAWG DEEZ HATERS.. CONDOLENCES TA WEBBIE N MOUSE N DA WHOLE TRILL FAM..

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    brebre jones
    Jun 09, 2012

    DAMN man was just listin to his music on da day he died with mii hubby its sad seeing hym gone gone miss hym even doe i never seen hym

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    Badchick45
    Jun 09, 2012

    Rip bae I love you & miss you the boot miss you , if you heard I was pussy was a pussy talkin ? - the youngin

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    KG.WILSON
    Jun 09, 2012

    IT IS SAD THAT, OUR YOUNG BLACK YOUTH ARE THROWING THIER LIVES AWAY, IF THIS DONT GET YALLS ATTENTION YOUNG BROTHERS, WHAT IN THE HELL WILL ? ITS TIME TO START THINKING, YOUR KILLING YOUR OWN PEOPLE. IM PRAYING FOR YOU ALL !!! MINISTER KG. WILSON-NATIONAL PEACE ACTIVIST IN MPLS. MN.

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    11kp16
    Jun 09, 2012

    Dam fuked up but he was full of shit...he wasent even good punkass nikka

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    Jordan L
    Jun 09, 2012

    Shit f**cked , they had to kill him, but I bet boosie n webbie gone b lookin for them when he get out

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    Darkchild Mac
    Jun 09, 2012

    Rip Lil phat....my condolences go to the Trill and his family....Died at the age 19.....

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    teddybear72
    Jun 09, 2012

    That's really sad that lil Phat had to looser his life at the age of 19!! He had is whole life a head of him!! My condolences go out to the family n we will miss him!!

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