MEMPHIS, Tenn. – FOX13 obtained photos of two suspects wanted in the deadly shooting of rapper Young Dolph.
The photos circulated on social media; FOX13 confirmed their validity with three independent police sources on Thursday.
The photos show two people armed with guns, aiming a target. One photo shows a vehicle belonging to Young Dolph.
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Young Dolph was shot dead Wednesday inside Makeda’s Cookies, a local business he frequented in South Memphis.
The rapper, whose real name was Adolph Robert Thornton, Jr., released his debut studio album, King of Memphis, in 2016.
Known for giving back to the community, he was willing to distribute turkeys at St. James Missionary Baptist Church in Memphis on Friday between 2-5 pm
In a statement issued Wednesday, Memphis police called the shooting “senseless” and said, “our hearts go out to the Thornton family and to all who have been affected by this horrific act of violence.”
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