Cut It Rapper Young Dolph Shot Dead While Walking Into Cookie Shop

Cut It Rapper Young Dolph Shot Dead While Walking Into Cookie Shop

  • Rapper Young Dolph was shot and killed in Memphis on Wednesday, November 17, according to police
  • The rapper was well known in the Memphis community, having released his debut album King of Memphis in 2016
  • He had been targeted before; in 2017, he was hit by multiple bullets outside a shoe store in Hollywood

Rapper Adolph Robert Thornton Jr., better known by his stage name Young Dolph has been shot and killed in Memphis after going into a store to buy cookies, police have confirmed.

Rapper Young Dolph shot and killed while stopping at shop to buy cookies in Memphis.
Rapper Young Dolph shot and killed in his hometown, Memphis. Young Dolph.
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Young Dolph passed on at the age of 36. The shooting happened at Makeda’s Butter Cookies.

Owner Maurice Hill told Fox 13 Young Dolph had walked into the store to buy cookies when someone drove up and shot him.

According to, a source said shots were fired through the front window of the car, striking the rapper.

The exact circumstances of the shooting have not yet been released, but it's said that Young Dolph was a regular visitor to the store.

No information on the shooter has been released so far either, and it's not clear if the person is in custody or is on the run.

Another source claimed that an unidentified gunman ran into the store and shot two bullets, one fatally wounding Young Dolph.

Young Dolph, best known for his hits Major and On the River, is survived by a son and a daughter.

The rapper released seven studio albums.

Rapper KTS Dre shot 64 times, dies

As previously reported by, a rapper from Chicago, US, was killed after being shot multiple times on Saturday, July 10, just after he was released from jail.

KTS Dre, a 31-year-old man, was killed in what is said to have been a planned attack just as he walked out of Cook County Jail.

According to Abc7, the rapper-born Londre Sylvester was with a 60-year-old woman when a car pulled up, and two men started firing dozens of gunshots.

The 31-year-old was jailed in April for a bail violation in connection with a felony gun case. He was to return to court on July 27, 2021.


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