Rapper Young Dolph Fatally Shot at Memphis Cookie Shop: Reports
According to witnesses at the site of a fatal shooting at a cookie shop in Memphis, the victim was rapper Young Dolph. The revelation was corroborated by local news network FOX13, which cited sources.
On the scene of a shooting on Airways. I’m hearing Memphis rapper Young Dolph may be a victim in the shooting. Shooting happened at Makeda’s Cookies. pic.twitter.com/Dw1nTcKV3C
— Jeremy Pierre FOX13 (@JeremypierreFOX) November 17, 2021
The incident occurred at Makeda’s Butter Cookies, 2370 Airways Boulevard, and Memphis Police were on the scene.
Officers are on the scene of a shooting at 2370 Airways. One male victim was located and was pronounced dead. No suspect info is available at this time.
The victim will be identified once the next of kin notification has been completed.
Please call 901-528-CASH with tips.
— Memphis Police Dept (@MEM_PoliceDept) November 17, 2021
Young Dolph strolled into the store to buy cookies, according to the shop owner, who told FOX13 his staff. Then someone came up behind him and fired and killed him.’
RIP Young Dolph. Shit Crazy pic.twitter.com/QI7fe8akrX
— James Brown (@JamesBr05016271) November 17, 2021
There was no mention of a probable suspect right away.
Adolph Robert Thornton, Jr. was the real name of young Dolph. He was 36 years old at the time.
King of Memphis, his debut studio album, was released in 2016 and reached number 49 on the Billboard 200 chart.