Rapper Young Dolph hospitalized after Hollywood shooting

Rapper Young Dolph has been hospitalized after being shot repeatedly in Hollywood, Fox 11 LA reports.

It’s not currently known what condition the rapper, whose real name is Adolph Thornton Jr., is in. He was shot near the intersection of Hollywood Blvd. and Highland Ave., a major intersection popular with tourists that is close to landmarks like the TCL Chinese Theater and El Capitan Theater.

A spokesman for the Los Angeles Police Department would not confirm the identity of the shooting victim to TheWrap, but said the shooting took place at approximately 1:12 p.m. on Tuesday. There was only one victim.

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ATLANTA, GA - JUNE 18: Young Dolph performs onstage at Hot 107.9 Birthday Bash at Philips Arena on June 18, 2016 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Paras Griffin/Getty Images)
Rapper Young Dolph attends the BMI Urban Showcase at Terminal West on April 5, 2016 in Atlanta, Georgia.
ATLANTA, GA - FEBRUARY 29: Young Dolph and 2 Chainz attend Young Dolph Album release party at Soho Lounge on February 29, 2016 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Prince Williams/WireImage)
ATLANTA, GA - JUNE 18: Young Dolph at Philips Arena on June 18, 2016 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Prince Williams/WireImage)
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ATLANTA, GA - SEPTEMBER 17: Rapper Young Dolph attends the BET Hip Hop Awards at Cobb Energy Performing Arts Center on September 17, 2016 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Robin L Marshall/FilmMagic)
ATLANTA, GA - OCTOBER 20: Gucci Mane, Young Dolph and Big Kuntry attend Woptober Fest at V Live on October 20, 2016 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Prince Williams/WireImage)
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ATLANTA, GA - JULY 22: Rapper Young Dolph performs on stage at Gucci and Friends Homecoming Concert at Fox Theatre on July 22, 2016 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Paras Griffin/Getty Images for Atlantic Records)
ATLANTA, GA - JUNE 17: 2 Chainz, Quavo, Young Dolph, Offset and Takeoff attend the Hot 107.9 Birthday Bash at Philips Arena on June 17, 2017 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Prince Williams/Wireimage)
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DETROIT, MI - AUGUST 31: Young Dolph performs on stage at The Fillmore Detroit on August 31, 2017 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Aaron J. Thornton/Getty Images)
AUSTIN, TX - SEPTEMBER 25: Rapper Young Dolph performs in concert during the 'Pretty Girls Like Trap Music Tour 2017' at Emo's on September 25, 2017 in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Rick Kern/WireImage)
AUSTIN, TX - SEPTEMBER 25: Rapper Young Dolph performs in concert during the 'Pretty Girls Like Trap Music Tour 2017' at Emo's on September 25, 2017 in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Rick Kern/WireImage)
DETROIT, MI - AUGUST 31: Young Dolph and his Uncle JB on stage at The Fillmore Detroit on August 31, 2017 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Aaron J. Thornton/Getty Images)
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The LAPD spokesman told TheWrap that there was no suspect in custody. However, according to Fox 11 LA, police were looking for a gold Cadillac Escalade SUV in connection with the shooting.

Young Dolph, whose most recent full-length studio album “Bulletproof” was released in April, has reportedly been targeted by gunfire before. According to the Charlotte Observer, the rapper boasted that the SUV he was traveling in during a shooting in Charlotte, North Carolina, had been reinforced to be bullet-proof.

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That shooting occurred on Feb. 25. The Observer said Charlotte-Mecklenburg police would not immediately confirm or deny Young Dolph’s involvement, but later tweeted that they were exploring the possibility that groups in the entertainment industry were involved.

Young Dolph, 32, was born in Chicago but is based in Memphis. He released his debut album, “King of Memphis,” last year.

(Read original story Rapper Young Dolph Hospitalized After Hollywood Shooting At TheWrap)

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