Justin Johnson – Young Dolph’s accused killer – was attacked by a fellow inmate on Friday (March 18), according to TMZ. Johnson’s lawyer, Juni Ganguli, told TMZ that Johnson was on the phone in a visitation area when a man punched him in the face.
A representative for the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office confirmed the account and said that the incident is under investigation.
Young Dolph was murdered on November 17 (2021) at a bakery in Memphis. He was on his way to a Thanksgiving charity. Johnson was identified days after the shooting in surveillance-camera video footage, and he was captured on January 11 (2022).
Johnson, also known as Straight Drop, is also a Memphis area rapper. No motive has been identified in the recent attack and no injuries were reported.