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Warrant issued in Memphis slaying of rapper Young Dolph


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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities say an arrest warrant has been issued for a Tennessee man wanted in connection with the fatal shooting of rapper Young Dolph. The rapper was gunned down in a daylight ambush at a popular cookie shop in November in his hometown of Memphis. The U.S. Marshals Service says a first-degree murder warrant has been issued for 23-year-old Justin Johnson in the Nov. 17 shooting. The marshals service and the Memphis Police Department have been searching for suspects in the killing of the 36-year-old rapper and record label owner. Authorities said Johnson is 5 feet, 8 inches tall, weighs 190 pounds and has the name “Jaiya,” tattooed on his right arm.

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