Young Dolph was shockingly shot in Hollywood multiple times and rushed to the hospital, according to a new report. The LAPD has released details to HollywoodLife.com about the suspect in the shooting.
Young Dolph, 32, was shot multiple times in Hollywood, according to law enforcement sources who spoke to TMZ, and rushed to a local hospital. The rapper (real name Adolph Thornton, Jr.) The rapper was standing outside of the Shoe Palace store at the Hollywood and Highland intersection when the shooting occurred on the afternoon of September 26. Thus far, there is no information on whether or not Dolph is okay after the brutal shooting, but sources told TMZ that his injuries appear to be non-life threatening. There is no word on why the shooting occurred, or how many people were involved in the incident, according to police. However, the LAPD did tell HollywoodLife.com in an EXCLUSIVE statement that they do have a suspect in custody:
“At 1:12 pm on Sept. 26 we received a call of shots fired at the Loews Hollywood Hotel on Hollywood and Highland. The call was for 1 male victim, 20, and when officers arrived they found the victim suffering from a gun shot wound (they wouldn’t tell me where on his body he was shot). The suspect is a black male and the suspect’s vehicle is a gold Cadillac SUV. We currently have one suspect in custody who is believed to be related to the shooting.”
According to TMZ, the LAPD have identified rapper Yo Gotti, 36 as a person of interest after witnesses say members from his crew were involved in the altercation with Young Dolph that led the shooting. HollywoodLife.com has received an EXCLUSIVE update from the LAPD into the sequence of events that preceded the shooting saying, “A group of three men (2 male Black and 1 male Hispanic) started arguing with Young Dolph. The argument escalated to a physical altercation and Young Dolph fell to the ground; at that time one of the suspects shot Young Dolph several times. YD was able to stand up and run into a local business. Two of the suspects ran from the hotel. One of the suspects got into a gold Cadillac Escalade and drove it to a gas station next door. He then exited the SUV and ran from the area.”
HollywoodLifers, this story is still developing. We will keep you updated as more information becomes available.