Blac Youngsta Reportedly Arrested in Connection to Young Dolph Shooting

The rapper wasn't injured in the shooting, but bullets went into nearby houses and almost missed children, according to the local news outlet. The arrested rapper, whose real name is Sammie Benson, maintains his innocence.

When he turned himself into authorities Tuesday morning, the rapper was flanked by his attorney and friends. "I don't move like that", Yo Gotti said in an interview with Tim Westwood.

According to the report, police issued a warrant for Blac Youngsta after finding a van that was involved in the shooting and tracing it back to him. Three men were arrested in relation to the shooting, and two of them were from Memphis. The shooting occurred in Charlotte during CIAA weekend. He was in Charlotte to perform at a club during the week of the CIAA tournament.Dolph appeared to brag that he survived the shooting in a bulletproof SUV.

Back in February, the Memphis rapper Young Dolph was on his way to a performance in Charlotte when he was attacked. The attorney said the van, which had been rented by Youngsta, was stolen and used during the shooting.

The two other purported accomplices, Frederick Black and Antavius Gardner, also turned themselves in to police.

Youngsta and three others were charged with six counts of discharging a weapon into an occupied property and felony conspiracy.

  • Salvatore Jensen