The assassination of the rapper covered the headlines of the newspaper and everyone was speculating about the killer. Now after two months, a new development has been in this high profile killing case, United States Marshals, Memphis Police Department, Crime Stoppers, and the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have recognized a suspect wanted in the murder of Young Dolph. As per a press release on Wednesday, 5th January 2021, Justin Johnson (23-years-old) is wanted for shooting and assassinating Adolph Robert Thornton, Jr. known by the stage name “Young Dolph” on 17th November 2021.
Who is Justin Johnson?
Cops issues a warrant for Johnson for 1st-degree murder. Johnson also has a warrant for violation of federal supervised release. He is wanted by TBI for 1st-degree assassination, theft of property, and attempted 1st-degree killing. In the capture of Johnson, a $15,000 reward is being offered. The United States Marshals are offering up to $10,000 and Crime Stoppers, and MPD are offering up to $2,500 for the arrest of Johnson.
Justin Johnson Arrested
Johnson has also been added to the TBI list of “Most Wanted”. The TBI is also offering a $2,500 reward for information directed to an apprehended. As per law enforcement, Johnson is about 5 feet, 8 inches tall weighing about 190 pounds. He also has the other name “Jaiya” and a carved tattoo that can be located on his right arm. Memphis City Councilman J.B. Smiley says he hopes Johnson is caught soon. Councilman Smiley stated that “Deeply saddened that is a young person discovering himself in a situation where his life is essentially over. It hurts knowing he took someone who meant so much to the community away from us.”
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On Wednesday authorities, 6th January 2022, an apprehended warrant has been issued for a Tennessee man in link with the lethal shooting of rapper Young Dolph who was gunned down in a daylight ambush at a famous cookie shop in the month of November in his hometown of Memphis.
A man after God’s own heart: Young Dolph remembered for generosity at the celebration of life. The shooting shocked the city of Memphis and stunned the entertainment world. Stars including rapper and the cousin of Dolph Key Glock, Megan Thee Stallion, hip hop trio Migos, Chance the Rapper, and Keke Palmer paid tribute to the rapper.
Arrest Made In Young Dolph Murder
As we all know that one of the most famous and well-known rappers Young Dolph has left the world on 17 November 2021. He died after being shot in Memphis. Currently, the news has been coming to the headlines that the suspect for the rapper’s murder is wanted. The police have conducted an extensive search for the suspect. Since the incident happened, the police have been searching for the suspect in connection with Young Dolph’s murder. The police officers have been doing their work with dedication and putting all their efforts to find the suspect. In this article, we are going to provide you with all the information about the wanted suspect.
Young Dolph Killer Arrested
As per the sources, the murder case of Young Dolph is being investigated by the US Marshals, Crime Stoppers, the Memphis Police Department, and the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation. The police department has been introduced a reward for the wanted suspect involved in the rapper Young Dolph’s murder. The police issued a statement in which they informed that the suspect of the rapper’s murder case has been identified as Justin Johnson who is only 23 years old. He is wanted for shooting and murdering the rapper on 17 November 2021 at a cookie shop in Memphis.
Justin Johnson: Young Dolph Killer Arrested
An arrested warrant has been issued by the police for the suspect Johnson, that too for first-degree murder. There is one more warrant against Johnson for infringement of federal supervised release. According to the police reports, Johnson is approximately 5 ft 8 inches tall and weighs around 190 pounds. He has got a “Jaiya” name tattoo on her left shoulder. US Marshals have offered a reward up to $10,000, while MPD and Crime Stoppers has offered a reward of $2,500 for the arrest of Johnson. Johnson has been submitted to the Most Wanted list of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation.
Young Dolph was an American rapper who was born in Chicago on 27 July 1985. His real name was Adolph Robert Thornton Jr. but he gained popularity with his stage name Young Dolph. He released several albums and singles for which he earned a huge reputation and fame in the world of the singing industry. His studio album King of Memphis was one of the most popular albums as it gained huge appreciation from people. He died on 27 November 2021 after being shot when he went out to buy cookies for his mother. The suspect of his murder case is wanted and the police are trying to find him. We will update you soon with further details till then stay tuned with us for more updates.
The police requested if anyone has information about the whereabouts of Johnson, they are urged to call the U.S. Marshals at (901)-275-4562, (901)-601-1575, or (731)-571-0820.