Rapper Young Dolph Reportedly Shot And Killed In Memphis While Buying Cookies For His Mother

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36-year-old Memphis-based Rapper Young Dolph has been shot and killed, according to a report from Fox 13 Memphis.

On Wednesday afternoon, Dolph went into a local bakery to buy cookies when someone drove up and shot him.

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 walked into the store to buy cookies. Someone then drove up and then shot and killed him.

The rapper, whose real name is Adolph Robert Thornton, Jr. is well known in the Memphis community.

Apparently, Dolph was buying cookies for his mother at the time he was shot.

Just last week Dolph made a video shouting out the cookie shop where he was killed.

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