LOS ANGELES (AP) – A law enforcement official says investigators are looking into whether a rapper who was wounded in a shooting outside a landmark Hollywood hotel was targeted as part of a hip-hop rivalry.
The shooting happened Tuesday afternoon outside the Loews Hollywood Hotel near the intersection of Hollywood Boulevard and Highland Avenue.READ MORE: Butler County Community College Closes For 2 Days Due To Ransomware Attack
The official identified the victim as rapper Young Dolph, whose real name is Adolph Thornton Jr. They said the 32-year-old, from Memphis, Tennessee, was critically injured.
CBS 2 in Los Angeles later reported Thornton had been upgraded to stable condition, according to the Los Angeles Police Department, and is expected to survive.READ MORE: North Allegheny, Mt. Lebanon Among Highest-Ranked Schools In The Area
Three people were arrested after shooting at Thornton’s SUV in Charlotte, North Carolina, in February.
The official said at least one person had been detained after the shooting and at least two others were being sought.MORE NEWS: Jewish Communities Around Greater Pittsburgh Come Together To Celebrate Hanukkah
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