On Wednesday, rapper Young Dolph, 36, was shot in South Memphis. Following this, many fans alleged JoJo Splatt had been behind this. However, the rapper has denied these allegations.
While the suspects have not been identified, a picture released by TMZ had many fans convinced that Jojo Splatt was one of the masked men. Many even expressed their thoughts on social media. Shortly after this, Jojo took to his Instagram to dismiss these claims.
Who is Jojo Splatt?
Jojo is an upcoming rapper who has been sharing his music on social media. At the moment, he has 10.2k followers on Instagram.
The rapper recently released his single Free From on November 2. Apart from making music, Jojo is not hesitant to show off his wealth. His Instagram pictures show him holding bundles of cash.
At present, the rapper seems to be working on new music and building his career in the industry.
Rapper denies shooting Young Dolph
Jojo found himself in controversy when several fans of Dolph seemed convinced he was the shooter. However, the young rapper denied these claims. By going live on his Instagram, Jojo stated he was not the person who shot Dolph.
At the same time, he posted an Instagram story slamming the rumors. Jojo shared the story of his friend who wrote: “Y’all drag ni**a name in mud, plant sh*t on ni**A and some more! Dam y’all must really hate that kid.” Replying to this, he wrote: “I’m telling ya.”
The rumors started when some fans compared the pictures of the gunmen to a video that Jojo had uploaded on his Instagram on October 23. Fans thought the attire Jojo and one of his friends wore resembled that of the shooters.
However, Jojo was quick to dismiss these claims.
What happened to Young Dolph?
As per CBC, the shooting, that killed Dolph, took place on Wednesday afternoon at Makeda’s Homemade Butter Cookies in South Memphis. The owner of the shop revealed that the rapper had come to the shop around 1 pm and that’s when the shooting took place.
Memphis Police Chief C.J. Davis had also released a statement regarding the event. He said: “This shooting is another example of the senseless gun violence we are experiencing locally and nationwide. Our hearts go out to the Thornton family and all who are affected by this horrific act of violence.”
As of now, no arrests have been made.
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