Lil Boosie’s Labelmate Lil Phat Shot and Killed in Atlanta
It is always a tragedy when you hear about a young rapper killed. What makes this story worse is how young he is and the fact that his potential is now cut short due to a senseless murder.
We here at X105.1 want to send our respect to his family in this hard time.
~Young Smoove X’n Out the Competition.
19-year-old rapper Lil Phat (Melvin Vernell III) was found shot and fatally wounded at 6:40 pm on June 7th in the 1001 block of Johnson Ferry Road in Atlanta, GA. Lil Phat was found in a car parked in a parking structure next to Northside Hospital Women’s Center. He was taken to nearby Northside Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Witnesses told investigators that they saw at least one suspect running from the scene of the crime. The parking deck has video surveillance cameras that the police are currently reviewing.
Lil Phat was signed to Trill ENT, which included artists Lil Boosie, Webbie, Foxx, Lil Trill, KaDe, Mouse & Shell.
Our prayers go to his family and friends.