Arrest In Relation To Young Dolph Trigger
The los angeles police arrested the suspect, on Tuesday (26 September).
Hollywood, CA – The los Angeles Police Department has made an arrest in connection with the shooting of Young Dolph.
Corey McClendon was arrested in the early hours of Wednesday morning (27 September) shortly after the shooting, which took place on Tuesday (26 September), near Highland Avenue and Hollywood Boulevard, according to the los Angeles Times. The spokesperson of the los angeles police Det. Megan Aguilar said McClendon was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder.
The prison records of state McClendon will be held in jail in lieu of $1 million dollars bail.
Although an arrest has been made, the police have not determined whether McClendon is the shooter. The man may have been involved in the altercation outside of the Loews Hollywood Hotel, which preceded the shooting.
Dolph was involved in a fight with three other men, according to the Los Angeles Police Officer Mike Lopez. The Memphis rapper was pulled to the ground during the struggle and one of the men shot him several times. After the attack, the police said that two men fled the scene. The other got into a Cadillac Escalade, we went to a nearby gas station, abandoned the vehicle and fled on foot.
A report from TMZ stated that Dolph an old rival of Yo Gotti had been named as a person of interest in the shooting, but the los angeles police has refuted this notion. However, Det. Aguilar did confirm part of the report which revealed Gotti's entourage was staying at the same hotel, as Dolph. The police don't know if any of the men involved in the brawl that became the shot have any connection to Gotti.