Comedian who mocked rapper Young Dolphs death online murdered days later

A comedian who joked about rapper Young Dolph death online has been shot dead just days after ridiculing him to his followers online.

Police were called to a shooting in Memphis, Tennessee, where they found Derrion "Dmuney" Childs, 21, dead on November 23.

The 21-year-old was found at the scene alongside two other victims, one who had non-critical injuries and another who was reported to not have been injured.

Shortly after news broke about Dolph's death, Childs appeared to post on Facebook in capital letters: "Maneee them folks just killed Young Dolph I love Memphis cuh we so gangsta," with laughing emojis.

The post was captured by entertainment outlet Say Cheese TV before it was deleted, reports The Sun.

In a different Facebook post, Childs wrote: "Mane Cuhh if yeen from Memphis or if yeen the police just quit tryna solve Young Dolph Murder.

"These Folks done came & locked my gma up."

Police investigating his death said no arrests have been made so far.

A woman, who claims to be his cousin, wrote on Facebook: "I'm just hearing my lil cuz was killed this morning when is this madness gone end. Keep my family in y'all prayer. Derrion Dmuney Childs R.I.H.Cuzz."

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Rapper Dolph, whose actual name is Adolph Robert Thornton Jr, was fatally shot at Makeda's Cookies in Memphis, Tennessee on November 17.

Maurice Hill, the owner of the shop, told TV station WREG that someone drove up and shot Dolph while he was buying cookies at around 1pm.

Police released photos of the alleged gunmen who were seen holding weapons, believed to be a pistol and the other a Draco AK-47.

According to The Sun, they obtained harrowing footage from an anonymous source, which appeared to show the rapper's arm hanging out one of the stores broken windows.

The source, who first shared the clip on Twitter, said it was captured just moments before the star's body was taken away from the scene.

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Their camera zoomed in to where the singer's arm could be seen hanging out of the window, only to show police had moved it.

According to the witness, they heard around "50 gunshots" while they stood at the Shell gas station opposite from the store.

The video was originally recorded through Facebook Live and had been watched more than 60,000 times on Twitter.

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