A shocking piece of news is coming forward where it is reported that the popular rapper Young Dolph has been killed. Yes, the fierce independent streak who emerged as one of the most promising hip hop stars got killed on Wednesday, November 17, 2021. It is being said that he was in his hometown when a shooting took place. It resulted in the rapper losing his life at the age of 36. Now, social media is flooded with condolences and sad posts. The rapper’s fans are paying him tribute and are searching for his cause of death. Here’s what we know about it.
The saddening news was reported by Fox13 Memphis. Later, Jim Strickland, the mayor of Memphis, took to Twitter to confirm the death of the rapper. He wrote that the tragic death of Young Dolph reminds everyone of the pain and sadness that violent crimes bring with them. Jim asked the general public to maintain peace and calm in the city and further wrote that all the victims of the horrific shooting would be honoured. Mr Strickland also added that the Memphis Police Department will do its duty to capture the people who are responsible for the crime.
Who Was Rapper Young Dolph?
Further, The Memphis Police Department informed the media and the public about the fatal shooting. They said that the shooting took place at 2370 Airways Boulevard, the site of Makeda’s Homemade Butter Cookies. It was reported that the officers responded around 12:24 PM and located one male victim who later was pronounced dead at the scene only. The police department even shared a tweet on Twitter regarding the incident where they wrote that with the help of the preliminary information, they have concluded that the said victim is rapper Young Dolph.
The officers further said that the rapper was reportedly buying cookies from the mentioned bakery shop. Besides, a Lamborghini was also parked outside the bakery shop that belonged to the rapper. Some photographs are also being circulated on social media of the said vehicle. However, no information on the suspect is available as of now. Police officers have started the investigation in the case. Talking about Young Dolph, he was born on July 27, 1985, in Chicago. He was mostly raised by his grandmother in Memphis. In one of his interviews, the rapper has shared how he witnessed drug abuse by his parents at a young age.