MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Witnesses on scene of a deadly shooting at a cookie business in Memphis say the victim is rapper Young Dolph. Local news outlet FOX13 confirmed the news, citing sources.
Memphis Police were on the scene of the incident at Makeda’s Butter Cookies — 2370 Airways Boulevard.
The shop owner told FOX13 his ’employees said Young Dolph walked into the store to buy cookies. Someone then drove up and then shot and killed him.’
There was no immediate description of a possible suspect.
RIP Young Dolph. Shit Crazy pic.twitter.com/QI7fe8akrX
— James Brown (@JamesBr05016271) November 17, 2021
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
Young Dolph’s real name was Adolph Robert Thornton, Jr. He was 36-year-old.
In 2016, he released his debut studio album, King of Memphis, which peaked at number 49 on the Billboard 200 chart.
This is a breaking news update.