Dwayne Carter Aka 'Lil Wayne' Gunned Down After Show In Hometown Of New Orleans. Dwayne Carter known by his rap alias of 'Lil Wayne' is the latest victim of the notorious feud between the 'Bloods' And 'Crips'.
Shortly after performing at the New Orleans Arena, Lil Wayne was involved in an altercation with members of rival gang the 'Crips', and brutally shot 6 times with a semi automatic 9mm Smith & Wesson handgun
Paramedics rushed to the scene and attempted to resuscitate the rapper, however were unable to prevent colossal blood losses and Dwayne Carter was pronounced dead at 02:36 Am, November 1st,shortly after arriving at Tulane University Hospital.
This will be seen as a huge loss to the hiphop community, as the self proclaimed 'Best Rapper Alive' has been an integral part of the revival of the genre, going platinum with his latest release Tha Carter III within one week.
New Orleans police Chief Warren J.Riley appealed to any witnesses to come forward with any information about the 4 gunmen.