Lil Wayne involved in shock Atlanta shooting last night

Following a performance in Atlanta nightclub, Compound, last night, Lil Wayne and his entourage found themselves the victim of a shooting.

According to TMZ, the 32-year-old rapper was leaving the nightclub at approximately 3.30am when shots rang out which appeared to be aimed at the star's two tour buses.

According to reports, Grammy-award winning Lil Wayne was in the company of other artists including Lil Twist and Hood when the shooting took place.

One of the rapper's buses was hit during the attack, but it has not yet been revealed whether the Lollipop singer was a passenger in that particular vehicle.

Police officers were called to the scene following the shocking incident and the vehicles were driven to a hotel in the proximity.

Authorities are currently investigating the incident.