Young Dolph has been shot and killed in his hometown of Memphis.

Young Dolph has been shot and killed in his hometown of Memphis. 

He was 36 years old.

According to a report from Fox 13, law enforcement sources confirmed that Dolph, born Adolph Robert Thorton Jr., was shot while inside of Makeda's Homemade Cookies, located at 2370 Airways Blvd in Memphis, on Wednesday afternoon (Nov. 17).

Maurice Hill, who owns the establishment, told the new outlet that his employees said the Paper Route Empire CEO had come into the store to purchase cookies when someone drove up, shot and killed the rapper.

Read More: Young Dolph Shot and Killed at 36 - XXL |