Rumor: Paul Wall Shot And Killed? Not True
August 1, 2008 at 1:18 PM (PT)
Reports spreading about the death of HOUSTON rapper PAUL WALL have turned out to be false, reports ALLHIPHOP.COM. Reports surfaced earlier this morning claiming that WALL was shot and killed by two 18-year-old’s in HOUSTON.
"SWISHAHOUSE and PAUL WALL want to let everyone know that he is fine and alive," a representative told ALLHIPHOP.COM. "The concerns and questions are overwhelming, we thank you for your concern."
While WALL is alive and well, a friend of his, EMANUEL "LIL E" HOBBS, 23, was slain in a gunfight that left three others injured, according to HOUSTON Police. Police found HOBBS dead and laying on a driveway around 11:15a, while three other men showed up at local hospitals to be treated with gunshot wounds.
HPD officers recovered several shell casings at the seen of the murder and witnesses reported hearing several rounds of gunfire.
Relatives said that HOBBS lived on HOUSTON’s Eastside and had no idea why he was on the Southside.