Rapper was shot and killed in a hospital parking garage on Thursday night.
The shooting happened on the second level of the parking deck at Northside’s Woman’s Center.
The gunshots came from outside the car, through the back window and he was struck several times,” said Rose.
Vernell later died. Rose said the 19-year-old was also known as Lil’ Phat.
People who know Vernell said that his girlfriend was pregnant with their second child. However, hospital officials had not established a connection between Vernell and any of their patients.
Sandy Spring police said they could not release information as to why Vernell was at the hospital.
Police said two men were seen running from the hospital after the shooting.
He had been arrested earlier this year for allegedly driving a stolen car.
Anyone with information regarding the shooting is urged to contact the Sandy Springs Police Department.