A 36-year-old American rapper, Young Dolph, whose real name was Adolph Robert Thornton, Jr has been reportedly shot and killed in Memphis U.S.A.
Three independent law enforcement sources confirmed to FOX13 that rapper Young Dolph was shot and killed in Memphis Wednesday afternoon.
According to the police, the shooting took place at Makeda’s Homemade Butter Cookies, a local bakery. The network writes that owner Maurice Hill informed them his employees said Young Dolph walked into the store to buy cookies. Someone then drove up and then shot and killed him.
TMZ adds that a source says the shooter fired “through a front window,” and notes Dolph leaves behind a daughter and son.
As FOX13 crews reported from the scene, a massive crowd gathered around, some people laying on the ground in tears.