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Young Dolph Shot And Killed In Memphis

Young Dolph's Suspected Killer Turning Himself In
Young Dolph's Suspected Killer Turning Himself In

Rapper Young Dolph has been shot and killed in his hometown on Wednesday.

The rapper was gunned down Wednesday in Memphis, TN outside a local cookie store and there’s already a massive police presence with people recording the aftermath. A video from the crime scene shows his car parked outside the shop while police investigate. FOX13 Memphis was the first to report Dolph’s death.

According to TMZ, a source says Young Dolph went into the store, and a vehicle pulled up, firing through a front window and striking the rapper.

Young Dolph’s attorney and friend Scott Hall told reporters the rapper was in town for his annual Thanksgiving giveaway, and he has been living in Atlanta most of the time.

Hall says Young Dolph was scheduled to hand out a truckload of turkeys to folks in his old neighbourhood on Wednesday afternoon. His plan was to head to the event right after the cookie store.

The Memphis Police said their preliminary investigation confirms Young Dolph is the victim and was pronounced dead at the scene of the shooting. They said “this shooting is another example of the senseless gun violence we are experiencing locally and nationwide. Our hearts go out to the Thornton family and all who are affected by this horrific act of violence”

Young Dolph has been targeted in the past … back in 2017, he was struck by multiple bullets outside a shoe store in Hollywood, getting hit in the arms and buttocks, requiring surgery.

Earlier that same year, Dolph’s SUV was shot at over 100 times while he was in Charlotte, NC in a shooting that saw an arrest warrant issued for Blac Youngsta who later turned himself in. The charges against BY were eventually dropped.

As Dolph explained to us in the wake of that shooting, he dropped $600,000 for a pair of bulletproof vehicles and he chalked up the hail of gunfire to jealousy and hate because he’s rich and successful.

Last time we got Dolph out was in 2019. He talked to our cameras about the Lakers and Juice WRLD’s death.

Dolph leaves behind a son and a daughter. He was only 36.

He’s known for several hits, such as “Major” and “On the River.” He released 7 studio albums, starting in 2016 with his debut album, “King of Memphis.”

RIP

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