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US Police tie car used in Young Dolph's killing to 2nd shooting

05:55  23 november  2021
05:55  23 november  2021 Source:   msn.com

Rapper Young Dolph gunned down in Memphis

  Rapper Young Dolph gunned down in Memphis Rapper Young Dolph was shot and killed in Memphis, Tenn., Wednesday afternoon, law enforcement sources confirmed to multiple media outlets. Makeda's Butter Cookies owner Maurice Hill told Fox affiliate WHBQ that Young Dolph, who was born Adolph Robert Thornton, Jr., walked into his bakery around 1 p.m. local time, at which point someone drove up and gunned the rapper down.On the scene of a shooting on Airways. I'm hearing Memphis rapper Young Dolph may be a victim in the shooting. Shooting happened at Makeda's Cookies. pic.twitter.com/Dw1nTcKV3C- Jeremy Pierre FOX13 (@JeremypierreFOX) November 17, 2021"One male victim was located and was pronounced dead.

Police in Tennessee have tied a car used in the killing of rapper Young Dolph to a shooting that left a woman dead and wounded another person days before the ambush on the hip-hop artist, authorities said Monday. Two men exited a white Mercedes-Benz and fired shots into a Memphis bakery where Young Dolph was 12 shooting in the city of Covington, located about 40 miles (64 kilometers) north of Memphis, Capt. Jack Howell of the Covington Police Department told The Associated Press. Howell said the Mercedes followed another vehicle out of a nighttime high school football game.

Police in Covington said that the shooting happened on November 12 at 9:30 pm and confirmed that two people were shot and taken to the hospital for medial care. Covington Police also confirmed that the Benz was the same vehicle used in the Dolph murder. As reported, Young Dolph was shot and killed in Makeda’ s Cookies in Memphis shortly before he was to make an appearance at a Thanksgiving giveaway.

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Police in Tennessee have tied a car used in the killing of rapper Young Dolph to a shooting that left a woman dead and wounded another person days before the ambush on the hip-hop artist, authorities said Monday.

A memorial to slain rapper Young Dolph sits in front of the boarded windows at Makeda's Cookies on Thursday, Nov. 18, 2021, in Memphis, Tenn. Police said Young Dolph was fatally shot inside the popular Memphis bakery on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Adrian Sainz) © Provided by Associated Press A memorial to slain rapper Young Dolph sits in front of the boarded windows at Makeda's Cookies on Thursday, Nov. 18, 2021, in Memphis, Tenn. Police said Young Dolph was fatally shot inside the popular Memphis bakery on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Adrian Sainz)

Two men exited a white Mercedes-Benz and fired shots into a Memphis bakery where Young Dolph was buying cookies Wednesday and killed him, Memphis police said. Police have released photos taken from surveillance video that captured the shooting, but no suspect information has been released and no arrests have been made.

Rapper Young Dolph dies at 36 in Memphis shooting

  Rapper Young Dolph dies at 36 in Memphis shooting Rapper Young Dolph was killed in a shooting near a well-known bakery in Memphis on Wednesday, his lawyer confirmed. He was 36. © Provided by NBC News Young Dolph, whose name is Adolph Robert Thornton, Jr., was in Memphis for his annual Thanksgiving giveaway, attorney Scott Hall told NBC News. He was on his way to the event to hand out turkeys when he stopped at the bakery and was fatally shot, Hall said. Memphis Police Department Chief CJ Davis said in a statement Wednesday that officers responded to the shooting at 12:24 p.m. at an address on Airways Boulevard, southeast of downtown Memphis.

Police believe that there is a connection between the killing of Memphis rapper Young Dolph and a double shooting that killed one person earlier this month. According to the Covington Police Department, per WKRN , the getaway vehicle used in the fatal shooting of Dolph was also involved in the shooting of two women on Nov. 12 in Covington, Tennessee. One was injured in the shooting , while Anita Wilson died after she was shot multiple times. A white Mercedes, believed to be the same vehicle used by the gunmen in the shooting of Dolph , was identified as the shooter ’ s car .

MPD searching for who killed Young Dolph . Covington Police say that they are confident that the white Mercedes used in the shooting of Young Dolph is the same vehicle used in this double shooting .

The same car was used in a Nov. 12 shooting in the city of Covington, located about 40 miles (64 kilometers) north of Memphis, Capt. Jack Howell of the Covington Police Department told The Associated Press.

Friends of slain rapper Young Dolph distribute Thanksgiving turkeys outside St. James Missionary Baptist Church on Friday, Nov. 19, 2021, in Memphis, Tenn. The hip-hop artist and music label owner had helped organize the event, but he was fatally shot Wednesday inside a Memphis bakery. Police were searching for suspects Friday. (AP Photo/Adrian Sainz) © Provided by Associated Press Friends of slain rapper Young Dolph distribute Thanksgiving turkeys outside St. James Missionary Baptist Church on Friday, Nov. 19, 2021, in Memphis, Tenn. The hip-hop artist and music label owner had helped organize the event, but he was fatally shot Wednesday inside a Memphis bakery. Police were searching for suspects Friday. (AP Photo/Adrian Sainz)

Howell said the Mercedes followed another vehicle out of a nighttime high school football game. At an intersection, two people got out of the Mercedes and fired about 40 rounds from high-powered rifles into the other car, Howell said.

Tennessee Rep. Calls for Curfew Following Young Dolph Shooting

  Tennessee Rep. Calls for Curfew Following Young Dolph Shooting Witnesses told police that someone drove up and shot the 36-year-old rapper outside a Memphis bakery. Memphis police are currently searching for the shooter. They have asked for the public's help for any information.Police haven't mentioned a suspected motive for the crime. The rapper had been in Memphis since Monday visiting an aunt with cancer, according to The Daily Memphian."This shooting is another example of the senseless gun violence we are experiencing locally and nationwide," Memphis Police Chief CJ Davis said in a statement issued Wednesday afternoon.

According to WREG News, Memphis police responded to the shooting around 2 PM on Sunday (November 21). When cops arrived on the scene, they found a person shot to death. Witnesses told reporters that they heard five or six gunshots before seeing a woman running and screaming in the direction of the shots. Memphis PD has yet to make an arrest in Young Dolph ’ s murder but said they’re confident that the vehicle recovered is the same car used in the murder. In another development in the case, police say the same white Mercedes-Benz two-door sedan was used in

Young Dolph , Born Adolph Thornton Jr, was shot and killed on November 5th inside a local bakery named Makeda’ s Homemade Butter Cookies. Two gunmen shot the rapper at point-blank range. One of the suspects shot Young Dolph with a handgun, while another wielded an assault-style rifle. According to reports, the luxury vehicle used in the shooting was recovered at a residence in the Orange Mound section of the city. It is unclear if the people who live at the house have been questioned or are considered suspects. However, investigators may be close to cracking the case.

Two women were shot. One woman died of her wounds, and the other woman remains hospitalized, Howell said. Covington police are working with Memphis authorities and the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation on the search for the suspects, who are believed to be from the Memphis area, Howell said.

This video image provided by the Memphis Police Department, show two people with guns drawn after leaving their vehicle, a white Mercedes-Benz, who authorities say are involved in the shooting of 36-year-old rapper Young Dolph on Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021. Police have scoured the city of Thursday as they searched for suspects. (Memphis Police Department via AP) © Provided by Associated Press This video image provided by the Memphis Police Department, show two people with guns drawn after leaving their vehicle, a white Mercedes-Benz, who authorities say are involved in the shooting of 36-year-old rapper Young Dolph on Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021. Police have scoured the city of Thursday as they searched for suspects. (Memphis Police Department via AP)

Evidence found in the Mercedes when it was located in a Memphis neighborhood Saturday tied the car to both shootings, Howell said.

“The car connected with our shooting is also connected with the shooting in Memphis regarding the rapper,” Howell said.

Man Shot Near Cookie Shop Where Young Dolph Was Killed Just over 24 Hours After His Death

  Man Shot Near Cookie Shop Where Young Dolph Was Killed Just over 24 Hours After His Death Young Dolph was fatally shot at Makeda's Cookies in Memphis on WednesdayA little over 24 hours after Young Dolph was killed outside of a cookie shop in Memphis, another man was shot next door to the business.

The white Mercedes that ferried Young Dolph ' s murderers to the site of his murder has been tied to another murder. On Saturday, police impounded the car which had been parked in front of a home in the Orange Round neighborhood of Memphis. On Sunday, a man was shot and killed in front of the same house. We don't have any more information on that murder, which same are saying was a retaliation for the killing of Dolph .

Police have located a car which was allegedly used by the killers to get away after shooting the rapper to death earlier this month. The vehicle was located Saturday, November 20 in the Orange Mound neighborhood of South Memphis on the 1100 block of Bradley Street, according to FOX13 And now the getaway car is linked to a double shooting in Convington. In a statement, the Covington police department said, "We also feel confident that the vehicle used in the shooting of Young Dolph was also used in our shooting . We are working closely with the Memphis Police Department and

Young Dolph, whose real name was Adolph Johnston Jr., had been in his hometown of Memphis to participate in Thanksgiving turkey giveaways and visit a cancer center. Friends and associates handed out turkeys, stuffing mix and cranberry sauce at a Memphis church Friday, an event the 36-year-old rapper helped organize and was supposed to attend.

Young Dolph was shot at Makeda's Cookies, a beloved, family-owned bakery known for its tasty butter cookies and banana pudding. The bakery was a favorite of the rapper, who regularly visited it when he was in the city.

FILE - Young Dolph performs at The Parking Lot Concert in Atlanta on Sunday, Aug. 23, 2020. Officials say rapper Young Dolph has been fatally shot at a cookie shop in his hometown of Memphis, Tennessee, and a search is underway for the shooter. (Photo by Paul R. Giunta/Invision/AP, File) © Provided by Associated Press FILE - Young Dolph performs at The Parking Lot Concert in Atlanta on Sunday, Aug. 23, 2020. Officials say rapper Young Dolph has been fatally shot at a cookie shop in his hometown of Memphis, Tennessee, and a search is underway for the shooter. (Photo by Paul R. Giunta/Invision/AP, File)

The store where he was shot, which is near Memphis International Airport, remained boarded up and could be closed for the rest of the year, the bakery's management has said.

A second location in downtown Memphis reopened to customers Monday. More than $85,000 has been donated online in support of the bakery, which is named after a 6-year-old girl who died of cancer.

Police Release Images of Suspects in Fatal Shooting of Young Dolph

  Police Release Images of Suspects in Fatal Shooting of Young Dolph The Memphis Police Department shared images obtained from surveillance footage showing two individuals they suspect killed rapper Young Dolph outside a cookie store On Thursday — just one day after the rapper, 36, was gunned down at a bakery on Airways Blvd. — police shared photos taken from security footage of two men they believe are responsible for the murder. In the images, the suspects are seen with their faces partially covered, exiting a white, two-door Mercedes-Benz in the parking lot of Makeda's Cookies. One image shows the suspects' car, while the other two show the individuals holding firearms.

Fans of the cookie shop, which also sells its products in grocery stores and caters events, say it is an important part of the community.

Julian Boyd, a co-owner of D'Bos Wings N More restaurant, said the Black-owned bakery was popular among celebrities and regular folks alike.

“As a community, we have to do a better job of loving and supporting our Black-owned businesses instead of inflicting violence in them,” Boyd said. “All of the attention that this beautiful Black-owned business is getting is going to be directly related with gun violence. That's terrible.”

FILE - Young Dolph performs at The Parking Lot Concert in Atlanta on Sunday, Aug. 23, 2020. Officials say rapper Young Dolph has been fatally shot at a cookie shop in his hometown of Memphis, Tennessee, and a search is underway for the shooter. (Photo by Paul R. Giunta/Invision/AP, File) © Provided by Associated Press FILE - Young Dolph performs at The Parking Lot Concert in Atlanta on Sunday, Aug. 23, 2020. Officials say rapper Young Dolph has been fatally shot at a cookie shop in his hometown of Memphis, Tennessee, and a search is underway for the shooter. (Photo by Paul R. Giunta/Invision/AP, File)

Young Dolph's Family Shares Pain of Losing Rapper Following His Death Aged 36 .
The Memphis rapper, who had two children, was shot dead at a cookie shop in the city on November 17.Dolph—whose real name was Adolph Robert Thornton Jr.—was fatally shot at a Memphis cookie shop on November 17.

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