Updated: Feb 24
Written by: Kaylee Samuels
Today in Hip Hop News Young Dolph was shot and killed.
Young Dolph is a known rapper who hit billboards in 2016 after releasing his debut album. The artist was born in 1985 and grew up in Memphis, Tennessee.
According to the owner at a Memphis Bakery, called Makeda's Butter Cookies, Young Dolph had walked into the store to buy cookies. It’s been reported that he goes into this store every once in a while.
As Dolph walked out of the store, an unidentified person drove by and shot Dolph. The 36 year old rapper was in critical condition for a few hours, but unfortunately he did not survive the wounds.
Currently a black sports car awaits outside of the bakery, which is surrounded by caution tape. The crime scene is still under investigation.
This incident took place around 1 p.m. The question that arose is who would target Dolph and why.
Memphis Police had tweeted, “This shooting is another example of the senseless gun violence we are experiencing locally and nationwide.”
People have to be careful because there is tons of gun violence, and people are losing their life’s everyday. This is a perfect example as to why people need to be careful while out running basic
Many people are sending out prayers to Dolph's family.
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