The high-profile rapper, whose real name is Adolph Thornton Jr., was shot and killed inside Makeda’s Homemade Butter Cookies on North Airways Boulevard in Memphis, a bakery the 36-year-old frequented on his visits home.
Where Young Dolph got killed
Hundreds of men, women, and children gathered in disbelief and sadness at the intersection of Joy Lane and Airways Boulevard following the shooting.
Witnesses documented the aftermath on social media and identified the rapper’s camouflaged Corvette parked in front of Makeda’s.
The store remains closed becoming a memorial honoring the rapper’s life.
After a series of investigations into the matter, an arrest warrant has been issued for a Tennessee man in connection with the fatal shooting of rapper Young Dolph, who was gunned down in a daylight ambush in November in his hometown of Memphis.
A first-degree murder warrant was issued for Justin Johnson, 23, in the Nov. 17 shooting of Young Dolph, whose real name is Adolph Thornton Jr., the U.S. Marshals Service said in a news release.