Although Big L’s killer was never convicted, many believe Gerard Woodley was the culprit. According to dnainfo, the 46-year-old was shot in the head in front of his apartment building last night in Harlem. No arrests have been made.
On February 15, 1999, L was shot nine times in the face and torso in his native Harlem. Woodley, a childhood friend, pictured on the back cover of Lifestylez ov da Poor & Dangerous, was arrested for the crime but never charged. Authorities believe his death wasn’t a revenge killing because of the elapsed time. In any event, Big L Rest In Peace.