At age 13, he accidentally shot himself with a .44 caliber gun, with the bullet missing his heart by two inches. Dwayne Carter was bleeding out quickly. He managed to dial 911.
Here's the Lil' Wayne attitude from an early age; when the operator pressed for details on the injury, Dwayne responded, “You'll find out when you get here.”
In 2001, Lil Wayne was shot in the chest in Florida after "some groupies" fired two shots through his tour bus window. He recalled the incident in 2008 interview: 'It [the bullet] 'didn't go all the way in, 'cause the window slowed it down