I’m so sad today to break news Rapper Young Dolph shot and killed in Memphis, law enforcement sources confirm
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Three independent law enforcement sources confirmed to FOX13 that rapper Young Dolph was shot and killed in Memphis Wednesday afternoon.
Maurice Hill, the owner of the shop where the shooting happened, Makeda’s Butter Cookies, told FOX13 his employees said Young Dolph walked into the store to buy cookies. Someone then drove up and then shot and killed him.
The rapper, whose real name is Adolph Robert Thornton, Jr. is well known in the Memphis community.
In 2016, he released his debut studio album, King of Memphis
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