The man accused of killing Young Dolph has spoken out after authorities issued an arrest warrant
The death of Young Dolph was among the many tragedies to hit the rap world in 2021. The rapper was shot and killed in his hometown of Memphis at a cookie store before making Thanksgiving turkey donations in his community. Fans mourned his death as authorities continue to try to arrest the suspects. Police identified 23-year-old Justin Johnson as a suspect in the case and issued a warrant for his arrest.
The internet quickly dove in, revealing photos of Johnson wearing a pendant from rapper Paper Route Empire’s record label and also standing next to Dolph during a party. Police are still trying to arrest the suspect, but he has maintained his innocence. Johnson went to Instagram, where he declared his innocence in the case and revealed that he would turn himself in to the police. “Turning myself in on Monday, I’m innocent, I’ll be back sooner than you might think,” he wrote.
The message arrived moments after he shared a local news video that detailed his criminal record. The video also included an interview with a Shelby County judge, who explained that he was impressed by Johnson’s behavior. “Next time, post the real info… Stupid blogs,” Johnson wrote.
Due to its high level of dangerousness, the officers issued a search statement for the alleged murderer. “We need your help finding Justin Johnson, wanted by the Memphis Police Department and TBI for First Degree Murder, Attempted Criminal – First Degree Murder and Theft of $10,000 to $60,000 Property. He should be considered armed and dangerous. Johnson is 23 years old. he has black hair and brown eyes.”
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