RIP TO MY LIL BROTHER PHAT! LIFE SO FUCKED UP! TRILL4LIFE—
Webbie (@OfficialWebbie) June 08, 2012
The 19-year-old Trill Entertainment rapper Melvin Vernell III, who went by Lil Phat, was shot several times in the parking lot near Northside Hospital Women’s Center. It was a tragic end to a promising rap career.
The incident occurred shortly after 6:30 p.m. A man was found shot multiple times in a car parked on the second level of a parking deck next to the hospital. The victim was taken to the hospital and pronounced dead later that night.