US Marshals Capture Young Dolph Murder Suspects

US Marshals Capture Young Dolph Murder Suspects

The 23-year-old man accused of fatally shooting Young Dolph was captured Tuesday in Indiana by US Marshals.

According to the U.S. Marshal Service, members of the Two Rivers Violent Fugitive Task Force and the Great Lakes Regional Fugitive Task Force captured Justin Johnson around 3 p.m. in Indiana.

Just last week, authorities announced that Johnson was wanted in connection to the murder of Young Dolph and offered a reward of up to $15,000 for information leading to his arrest. The suspected took to social media over the weekend claiming his innocence and shared that he planned to turn himself in on Monday, but that did not happen.

Details on how Johnson was captured were not imediately released.

A second man believed to be connected with the crime was also booked Tuesday. 32-year-old Cornelius Smith was booked into Shelby County Jail and charged with first-degree murder. It is unclear if the Marshals or Memphis PD captured him.

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