MEMFIS, Tennessee – Tennessee has issued an arrest warrant for the death of rapper Young Dolph, who was shot dead in an ambush at a popular cookie store in his hometown of Memphis in November, officials said Wednesday. .
Justin Johnson, 23, was given a first-degree murder warrant for the November 17 shooting of a young dolphin, whose real name is Adolf Thornton Jr., according to a U.S. Marshal’s press release.
The Marshals Service and the Memphis Police Department are looking for suspects in the murder. A reward of $ 15,000 was offered for information for the arrest.
According to the publication, Johnson also has an unpaid warrant from the U.S. District Court for Tennessee for violating his liberty under federal supervision. The initial charge was for a gun-related offense.
Background:The 36-year-old rapper Young Dolph was shot dead at a Memphis bakery, officials say
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The shooting shocked the city of Memphis and shook the entertainment world. The stars, including rapper and Dolph’s cousin Key Glock, Megan Thee Stallion, hip-hop trio Migos, Keke Palmer and Chance the Rapper, paid tribute to the rapper.
Police say two men got out of a white Mercedes-Benz and shot and killed a 36-year-old Young Dolph who was buying cookies at a Memphis bakery. Police released surveillance camera footage, which captured the shooting.
Known for his portrayal of hard street life and his independent approach to the music business, Young Dolph was impressed with his charity work in Memphis. He organized Thanksgiving food donations, donated thousands of dollars to high schools, and paid rent and funeral expenses for people in the Castalia Heights neighborhood where he was raised.
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City officials and community activists cited the murder as a symbol of the threat of armed violence in Memphis, where more than 300 homicides were reported last year.
A private funeral was held for Young Dolph on November 30, and part of the street in the neighborhood where he grew up was renamed on December 15. A day later, he was honored at a public celebration at the FedExForum. The NBA’s Memphis Grizzles and the University of Memphis men’s basketball team.
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Contribution: Pamela Avila,