Lil Phat photo by: Diwang Valdez of the Motion Pamily

Rapper Lil Phat Shot and Killed In Atlanta

(AllHipHop News) Police are seeking two suspects in the shooting death of 19-year-old rapper Lil Phat, who was killed last night (June 7) in Atlanta, Georgia.

Two black males are being sought who were “seen running from the locations at the time of the shooting,” said police spokesman Captain Steve Rose told the Atlanta Journal Constitution.

Police said that Lil Phat, born Melvin Vernell, was shot multiple times in a car that was parked on a the parking deck of Hollis Cobb Drive, near the Northside Hospital Women’s Center.

One suspect was wearing all black, while the other man was described as wearing a red shirt.

Lil Phat was signed to Trill Entertainment, which counts artists like Lil Boosie, Webbie, Fox and others.

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