Young Dolph Shot At 36
While in his hometown Memphis, rapper Young Dolph was killed at 36-years-old.
Earlier today, on Wednesday (November 17th,) Young Dolph was shot outside a cookie store. There were multiple recordings from bystanders witnessing the situation.
According to a TMZ source, Young Dolph walked into the Tennessee cookie store and was almost immediately shot at by a car firing through a window.
The incident wasn’t the first time Dolph has been shot or an attempt on his life because there were multiple occasions like four years ago, in 2017, he was in Hollywood at a shoe shop where there was an attempt.
— Daily Loud (@DailyLoud) November 17, 2021
According to Fox 13 News in Memphis:
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, 36, walked into the store to buy cookies. Someone then drove up and then shot and killed him around 1 p.m. on Wednesday at the bakery in South Memphis.
As FOX13 crews reported from the scene, a massive crowd gathered around, some people laying on the ground in tears.
Young Dolph is well known for handing out turkeys around Thanksgiving in Memphis through the Memphis Athletic Ministries charity, speaking to school children and donating money to his former high school Hamilton High School.
Rest In Peace Dolph
Shortly after the news broke, people took to Twitter to share what Young Dolph meant to them.
Coach Deion Sanders turned to faith on the day of the tragedy.
— COACH PRIME (@DeionSanders) November 17, 2021
Rapper Gucci Mane said that his heart is broken by the news, calling Young Dolph a close friend.
R. I.P. to my friend Dolph this broke my heart
— Gucci Mane (@gucci1017) November 17, 2021