Rapper Young Dolph shot, killed at Memphis bakery

Published: Nov. 17, 2021 at 1:30 PM CST|Updated: Nov. 17, 2021 at 3:18 PM CST
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - A large police presence blocked traffic on Airways Boulevard following reports of rapper Young Dolph being shot at a Memphis bakery Wednesday afternoon.

According to Memphis Police Department, a man was found dead at Makeda’s Homemade Cookies. Police later confirmed the rapper was killed.

The 36-year-old rapper liked to visit Makeda’s every time he visited the Bluff City, according to individuals close to him. The bakery shared a post of him visiting last week.

Several prominent media sources and have also confirmed his death. MTV and The Breakfast Club have each posted to social media remembering the Memphis-based rapper.

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No suspect information is available at this time and police have not reported any additional injuries.

If you have information on this investigation, call CrimeStoppers at 901-528-CASH.

We have a crew on the scene working to learn more information.

This is not Dolph’s first experience with gun violence. The rapper was hospitalized in 2017 after being shot three times while in Hollywood.

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