Rapper Young Dolph has been hospitalized after he was shot multiple times outside the Hollywood and Highland shopping center in California on Tuesday afternoon, according to a report by XXL.
He was in a critical condition, earlier but now stable as per reports. According to the LA Police Department, investigators detained one man and are continuing to search for two people who could be possibly involved in the shootingt. The deadly shooting took place in the valet parking area of the Loews Hollywood Hotel.
According to a TMZ report, just before the break out of the shoot, two crews got into some disagreement which flared up to a physical fight. As per an investigating officer, he said that Dolph was knocked to the ground at a certain point after which one of the suspects pulled out a gun and began shooting him. Dolf managed to run into a store nearby. The officer added that initially, the police were looking for two black men and a Hispanic man. According to a Sky5 footage, the police was seen escorting a black man in a white T-shirt and handcuffed to a patrol vehicle but later they said that they were not sure if he was the culprit.
This was not the first time that the 32-year-old rapper was attacked. In February, his bulletproof SUV was shot multiple times in Charlotte, though the rapper was not in the vehicle. Again in May, Blac Youngsta turned himself into Charlotte police after a warrant was issued for his arrest in connection with the case.
In February 2016, the rapper released his debut album which was called "King of Memphis," and it reached no. 49 on the Billboard 200 charts. He was featured on O.T. Genasis' hit single "Cut It", which also soared to 35 on the Billboard Hot 100. His hit track preach describes a certain period of time in his life when his parents smoked crack. In 2006, he had gone through various ups and downs in his life which motivated him to get involved in music and it served as a means for venting out his emotions.
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