Rapper Young Dolph fatally shot; police chief urges people to ‘stay home’

By  and , Daily Memphian Updated: November 19, 2021 12:36 PM CT | Published: November 17, 2021 1:49 PM CT

Memphis rapper and Billboard Top 10 artist Young Dolph died at a local cookie shop after being fatally shot Wednesday, Nov. 17, spurring an outpouring of grief.

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Yolanda Jones

Yolanda Jones

Yolanda Jones covers criminal justice issues and general assignment news for The Daily Memphian. She previously was a reporter at The Commercial Appeal.

Frida Qi

Frida Qi is a business reporter covering public companies, transportation and logistics, banking and finance in Memphis. She previously interned or worked part time at Reuters, Investigative Reporters and Editors, CalMatters, Columbia Missourian, SupChina, and other news organizations. She has a master’s degree in Journalism from the University of Missouri, and is a fan of cooking, tennis and traveling. 


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