Lil Wayne is presently mourning Robert Hoobler aka “Uncle Bob” — the police officer who saved 12-year-old Wayne’s life following a suicide try.
Weezy broke the information of the loss Monday on IG, the place he posted … “RIP uncle Bob. Aunt Kathie been ready for u.”
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In keeping with Nola.com, Bob’s household stated he was discovered lifeless in his house Friday. The previous New Orleans officer was a double amputee, and his police friends at all times spoke fondly of Bob.
He was the responding officer when Wayne tried suicide by taking pictures himself within the chest. Wayne’s at all times credited Bob with not solely responding, however rescuing him when he acquired on the scene.
Wayne beforehand thought Uncle Bob had already handed — he rapped about it within the 2015 observe, “London Roads” — however he was alive, acquired in contact with Weezy … they usually resumed their friendship.